Huawei and ZTE excluded from 5G trials in India: Report

    NEW DELHI: The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has excluded Huaweiand ZTE from its list of companies asked to partner it for trials to develop 5G use cases for India, indicating that New Delhi may well follow the US and Australia in limiting involvement of Chinese telecom equipment makers in the roll-out of the next-gen technology. “We have written to Cisco, Samsung, Ericsson […]

President Trump signs NDAA, banning government use of ZTE and Huawei technology

US government agencies are now officially banned from purchasing or using certain telecommunications and surveillance products from Chinese tech companies like ZTE and Huawei. Yesterday, President Donald Trump signed the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act into law. Along with allocating $716 billion in defense funding, the bill put restrictions on government use of products manufactured by a […]

Huawei and ZTE get another government ban, over national security concerns

Chinese tech giants Huawei and ZTE have effectively been banned from providing equipment to Australia’s 5G mobile network, due to national security concerns. Last year, Australia’s government brought in rules requiring telecommunications companies to ensure they protect networks from unauthorised interference or access that might threaten national security. SEE ALSO: President Trump signs NDAA, banning government […]