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FCC chair pitches rules to block Huawei, ZTE

by Shannon Vavra

The Trump administration is working to bar U.S. communications companies from using federal subsidies to buy Huawei and ZTE equipment and services.

American companies protest FCC pressure on Huawei

by Ryan Duffy

“Ripping out and replacing” a raft of Chinese-made telecom gear won’t be easy, a group of American companies protested to the Federal Communication Commission (FCC). A collective of trade groups representing smaller American service providers joined with prominent Chinese telecom Huawei in slamming the FCC’s proposal to ban American telecoms from using federal subsidies to purchase Chinese-made equipment.

Potential for backdoors in foreign telecom gear draws FCC's attention

by Sean Lyngaas

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai wants to bar U.S. telecommunications providers from buying equipment and services he says could give foreign-government hackers a foothold into the supply chain.

Fake FCC statement posted to agency's website stokes security worries

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

Uploading files to FCC.gov is an easy way to make a fake statement look more legitimate.