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Vodafone would have to spend billions to remove Huawei - exec

LONDON, July 9 (Reuters) - Vodafone said removing equipment made by Huawei from its British network would cost “single figure billions” of pounds, and would be highly disruptive for customers if the government set as short a timeframe as two years.

Andrea Dona, head of networks Vodafone UK, told a committee of lawmakers the operator needed to have a “sensible time scale” of several years to implement any further Huawei restrictions. (Reporting by Paul Sandle; editing by Kate Holton)

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