FCC bans U.S. sales of Huawei and ZTE equipment over national security concerns
The Federal Communications Commission on Friday announced it adopted new rules banning U.S. sales and imports of new Huawei and ZTE telecommunications devices out of national security concerns.
Why it matters: The ban is the latest escalation in U.S. policy toward Chinese telecom equipment makers, which began during the Obama administration and accelerated during the Trump administration.
Other companies affected by the action include Hytera Communications, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology and Dahua Technology.
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