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US FCC classifieds Huawei and ZTE as security threats


New Delhi, July 01: Huawei and ZTE have been classified as security threats by the US FCC. Both have been banned as suppliers for projects under its Universal Service Fund due to alleged ties to the Chinese military and intelligence services.

"As a result of today's action, money from the FCC's $8.3 billion (approximately Rs. 62,676 crore) a year Universal Service Fund may no longer be used to purchase, obtain, maintain, improve, modify, or otherwise support any equipment or services produced or provided by these suppliers," FCC said in a release.

"With today's orders, and ...


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