US lawmakers petition FCC on Huawei, ZTE security concerns

Wednesday 20 October 2010 | 12:08 CET | News
US lawmakers have raised security concerns about bids by China-based Huawei Technologies and ZTE to supply telecommunications equipment to US carriers. Proposed deals between Sprint Nextel, Cricket and the two Chinese companies "would pose a real threat to our national security" if they allowed China access to communications that traveled over the equipment, the legislators warned the head of the Federal Communications Commission. "We are very concerned that these companies are being financed by the Chinese government and are potentially subject to significant influence by the Chinese

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: FCC / Huawei China / Nextel / ZTE Belgium
Countries: United States
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