U.S. regulators bar government telecom funds for Huawei and ZTE

Business / Tech Nov 23, 2019

U.S. regulators bar government telecom funds for Huawei and ZTE

U.S. communications regulators have cut off government funding for equipment from two Chinese companies, citing security threats. The Federal Communications Commission also proposed requiring companies that get government subsidies to rip out any equipment from Huawei and ZTE that they already have in place. It's the ...

FCC wants to know if Huawei gear is near U.S. military bases

Business / Tech Nov 6, 2019

FCC wants to know if Huawei gear is near U.S. military bases

U.S. officials plan to assess where equipment from Huawei Technologies Co. has been installed, and would be concerned if it's found near domestic military bases, the head of the Federal Communications Commission has said. The FCC also will consider how to finance removing equipment made ...

Huawei says Italy's new 5G powers discriminate against the firm

Business / Tech Jul 18, 2019

Huawei says Italy's new 5G powers discriminate against the firm

Chinese telecom equipment group Huawei Technologies criticized the Italian government's newly beefed-up powers to intervene in the development of fifth-generation (5G) telecom services, saying they discriminated against the company. Luigi De Vecchis, chairman of Huawei Italia, made the comment in a parliamentary hearing after the ...

Huawei fights to keep U.S. funds flowing to its rural mobile customers

Business Jun 13, 2019

Huawei fights to keep U.S. funds flowing to its rural mobile customers

China's Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., the world's biggest telecom equipment maker, argued on Wednesday that Washington should scrap plans to prohibit wireless companies from using U.S. government funds to buy Huawei gear for their networks. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said in March 2018 ...

As Huawei case continues, U.S. and China resume trade negotiations

Business Jan 31, 2019

As Huawei case continues, U.S. and China resume trade negotiations

Top U.S. and Chinese trade officials returned to the bargaining table Wednesday, working to avoid a further escalation in trade tensions between the world's two largest economies. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He is leading Beijing's delegation to the talks, with just a month remaining of ...

U.S. criminal probe into Huawei reportedly in 'advanced' stages

Business / Tech Jan 17, 2019

U.S. criminal probe into Huawei reportedly in 'advanced' stages

Authorities in the United States are in the "advanced" stages of a criminal probe that could result in an indictment of Chinese technology giant Huawei, according to a report. The Wall Street Journal, citing anonymous sources, said Wednesday that the Justice Department is looking into ...