Home WORLD NEWS US FCC designates Huawei, ZTE as national security threats

US FCC designates Huawei, ZTE as national security threats


The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday formally designated Chinese’s Huawei Technologies Co and ZTE Corp as posing threats to US national security, a declaration that bars US firms from tapping an $8.3 billion government fund to purchase equipment from the companies.




The US telecommunications regulator voted in November 5-0 to issue the declaration and proposed requiring rural carriers to remove and replace equipment from the two Chinese companies from existing US networks. “We cannot and will not allow the Chinese Communist Party to exploit network vulnerabilities and compromise our critical communications infrastructure,” FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said in a statement Tuesday.




Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from

  • IOS App



Source link

Most Popular

US FCC designates Huawei, ZTE as national security threats

The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday formally designated Chinese's Huawei Technologies Co and ZTE Corp as posing threats to US national security, a...

China was surprised in Doklam, never thought India would challenge it: China scholar Yun Sun

Three years ago when Indian soldiers stopped their Chinese counterparts from constructing a road near the India-China-Bhutan tri-junction at Doklam, China was taken...

Cup ganda hai: KL Rahul gets trolled by Virat Kohli over his ‘coffee’ post

Team India's wicketkeeper-batsman KL Rahul shared a picture in which he was drinking coffee and his skipper Virat Kohli came up with hilarious response...

When Anupam Kher broke barricade to hug Michael Jackson

Image Source : INSTAGRAM/ANUPAM KHER Anupam Kher recently released his autobiographical play "Kuch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai" digitally. Actor Anupam...