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Poland arrests Huawei executive, former security official for alleged espionage

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

The arrests came amid ongoing efforts by the U.S. and its allies to limit the use of technology manufactured by firms with ties to Beijing over espionage concerns.

Fighting Chinese cyber-espionage could cost U.S. 5G dominance

by Ryan Duffy • 6 months ago

The dilemma presents the latest — and perhaps fiercest — technological showdown between Washington and Beijing to date.

As defense bill approaches finish line, future of Chinese company ZTE hangs in the balance

by Ryan Duffy • 7 months ago

When the House and Senate sit down next week to iron out differences in an annual must-pass defense bill, the fate of Chinese telecom ZTE may be a key wedge issue.

American companies protest FCC pressure on Huawei

by Ryan Duffy • 7 months ago

“Ripping out and replacing” a raft of Chinese-made telecom gear won’t be easy, a group of American companies protested to the Federal Communication Commission (FCC). A collective of trade groups representing smaller American service providers joined with prominent Chinese telecom Huawei in slamming the FCC’s proposal to ban American telecoms from using federal subsidies to purchase Chinese-made equipment.

U.S. poised to deny China Mobile access to American market due to spying fears

by Ryan Duffy • 7 months ago

On Monday, the Trump administration moved to block a large Chinese telecommunications company from entering the U.S. market, recommending that its application be rejected on national security grounds.

Potential for backdoors in foreign telecom gear draws FCC's attention

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai wants to bar U.S. telecommunications providers from buying equipment and services he says could give foreign-government hackers a foothold into the supply chain.

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