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US telcos put cost to replace Huawei, ZTE equipment at USD 1.8 bln - FCC

Friday 4 September 2020 | 17:22 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has compiled a list of telecom carriers that say they use at least some Huawei and ZTE equipment or services in their networks. These operators say it would cost USD 1.837 billion to remove and replace Huawei and ZTE equipment on their networks. The companies that qualify for reimbursement of the costs by the US government say it could require USD 1.618 billion to shift the equipment. Other providers may not yet have participated in the information collection and may still be eligible for reimbursement. 

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