Trump signs bill to help telecom firms replace Huawei equipment

Business Mar 13, 2020

Trump signs bill to help telecom firms replace Huawei equipment

President Donald Trump signed into law on Thursday a bill that provides $1 billion to help small telecom providers replace equipment made by China's Huawei and ZTE. The U.S. government considers the Chinese companies a security risk and has pushed its allies not to use ...

Huawei and ZTE equipment use must be reported under FCC order

Business / Tech Feb 27, 2020

Huawei and ZTE equipment use must be reported under FCC order

The Federal Communications Commission told U.S. telephone companies to report details on their use of equipment from Huawei Technologies Co. and ZTE Corp., Chinese gear-makers accused by the Trump administration of posing a risk of espionage. The action is the next step in the FCC's ...

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 ...