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FCC designates Huawei and ZTE as security threats: What that means

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The Federal Communications Commission, a regulatory body in the US, has officially designated Huawei and ZTE as threats to national security.
The Federal Communications Commission, a regulatory body in the US, has officially designated Huawei and ZTE as threats to national security, a final step in blocking the two Chinese telecommunications companies from billions of dollars in federal broadband subsidies. What does this mean?
The FCC voted unanimously last year to bar telecommunications manufacturers it deemed national security threats from receiving funds meant to help expand internet access to rural America. The body’s announcement on 30 June, declaring both Huawei and ZTE as threats, means American cellular businesses will no longer be able to spend federal money on equipment from the Chinese companies.
Specifically, the FCC has barred telecommunications providers from using government subsidy money – through an $8.

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