FCC Votes to Explore Proposed Ban on Chinese Telecom Equipment

The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously Thursday to explore a proposal to ban U.S. companies from buying telecommunications equipment that poses national security risks.

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted to explore a proposal to further restrict purchases of telecommunications equipment that pose national security risks.

The move strengthened the opposition to Chinese providers of 5G wireless and other technologies, The New York Times reported, and could revoke prior authorizations to Huawei and ZTE, noted The Hill.

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