Tag: ZTE

FCC finalizes Huawei and ZTE ban, citing threats to U.S. security

(Reuters) — The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday formally designated China’s Huawei and ZTE as posing threats to U.S. national security, a declaration that bars U.S. firms from tapping an $8.3 billion government fund to purchase equipment from the companies. The U.S. telecommunications regulator voted in November 5-0 to issue the declaration and proposed requiring […]

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Donald Trump extends U.S. telecom supply chain ban aimed at Huawei and ZTE

(Reuters) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday extended for another year an executive order signed in May 2019 declaring a national emergency and barring U.S. companies from using telecommunications equipment made by firms posing a national security risk. The order invoked the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, which gives the president the authority to regulate […]

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GSMA claims minimal coronavirus impact on MWC as ZTE cancels press event

Ahead of this month’s MWC 2020 in Barcelona, Spain, the largest annual gathering of wireless device makers and carriers, event organizer GSMA today said that despite seeing “minimal impact” from the Wuhan coronavirus, it’s implementing additional measures to mitigate health-related risks. But one of China’s leading smartphone vendors, ZTE, today cancelled its MWC press conference, apparently due to travel issues […]

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ZTE 5G gear lets China’s experts remotely diagnose Wuhan coronavirus

As a dangerous coronavirus continues to spread outwards from the eastern city of Wuhan, China, experts from other parts of the country are now being called in — literally, using 5G cellular technology — to support growing diagnostic and treatment efforts. Chinese telecom equipment provider ZTE announced today that it has launched a remote 5G […]

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