Huawei and ZTE Equipment Removal Will Cost Billions More

FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel has informed lawmakers that removing equipment from Huawei and ZTE will cost billions more than anticipated.

Ripping Out Huawei and ZTE 5G Hardware Cost Rises to $5.6 Billion

The US has banned Huawei and ZTE equipment from its 5G networks, but the cost of implementing the ban has now risen to $5.6 billion.

Vodafone Idea Looks to Avoid Ericsson/Nokia 5G Duopoly

Vodafone Idea (Vi) is looking for a third-party provider of 5G equipment in an effort to avoid an Ericsson/Nokia duopoly.

’Huawei Loophole’ Closed, Huawei and ZTE Cut Off From All Licensing

US President Joe Biden has signed the Secure Equipment Act into law, preventing Huawei and ZTE from obtaining telecom licenses.

Alibaba Future-Proofing Cloud OS, Will Support Multiple Architectures

Alibaba is working to make its Apsara cloud OS compatible with a variety of architectures in an effort to future-proof it.

Huawei and ZTE Excluded From India’s 5G Trials

Huawei and ZTE are in an all-too-familiar situation, both of them being excluded from a country’s 5G trials.

Oracle’s TikTok Purchase On Hold Indefinitely

Oracle’s bid to purchase TikTok, in conjunction with Walmart, is on hold indefinitely as a result of the change in administration.

Xiaomi Sues US Government In Effort to Overturn Ban

Xiaomi is suing the US Treasury Department and the Department of Defense in an effort to overturn a Trump administration ban.

On His Way Out, Ajit Pai Warns of China’s Threats to Telecoms

Ajit Pai has stepped down as Federal Communications Commission Chairman, but he had some parting words of warning regarding China.

FCC Upholds ZTE’s ‘National Security Threat’ Status

The Federal Communications Commission has denied ZTE’s request to reconsider the decision to label it a national security threat.

TikTok Gets a Reprieve As Judge Blocks Ban

A federal judge has blocked the Trump administration’s ban on TikTok, at least temporarily, giving the social media platform a reprieve.

Trade War Escalates As China Sanctions Multiple US Companies

The US-China trade war has escalated as China sanctions multiple companies in retaliation for weapons sales to Taiwan.

Sweden Latest Country to Ban Huawei and ZTE

Sweden has joined the list of countries that are banning Chinese firms Huawei and ZTE from participating in the country’s networks.

China Passes Export Control Laws for Sensitive Export

China has fired the latest shot in the ongoing trade war with the US, passing legislation to restrict exports of sensitive technology.

Administration May Restrict Chinese Firm SMIC

The Trump administration is considering imposing export restrictions on China’s biggest chip maker, SMIC.

China Threatens Apple Products If WeChat Is Banned

China has officially said the Chinese would have no reason to keep Apple products, including the iPhone, if WeChat is banned.

US May Ban Contractors From Using Chinese Equipment

The US is ramping up its pressure on Chinese firms, with plans to ban any government contractor from using equipment from five companies.

FCC Labels Huawei and ZTE Threat to National Security

The FCC has formally declared both Huawei and ZTE as threats to national security.

FCC Goes After Telecoms With Ties to China

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has thrown down the gauntlet, going after telecom companies that have strong ties to Beijing.

Congress Approves $1 Billion to Help Small Carriers Remove Huawei/ZTE

The U.S. House and Senate have approved legislation that will create a $1 billion fund to help small carriers remove and replace network equipment from Huawei and ZTE.