The US govt. has constantly been urging telecom operators to switch to ‘trusted vendors’ for their 5G equipment needs. In response to this pressure, LG Uplus, the only local carrier using Huawei 5G equipment, said that Huawei poses no security risks. Thus, hinting its plan of not moving away from Huawei. Business partnership and compatibility issues that may arise after switching to other vendors are the two major reasons for LG Uplus to stick with Huawei.