Huawei to be allowed to build new R&D facility in UK: report

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is expected to receive planning permission this week to build a 400-million-pound (494.24-million U.S. dollars) research and development center in Britain's Sawston village, the Sunday Times newspaper reported on Sunday.

The planned facility, 11 kilometers from Cambridge, will be built for researching and developing chips for use in broadband, according to the report.

The South Cambridgeshire District Council has been advised to approve the company's application in full, the newspaper reported.

Source(s): Reuters