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Commerce official cites upcoming Trump order on security for telecom foreign suppliers

August 08, 2018 |
Mariam Baksh
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The telecom industry will be the focus of an upcoming executive order aimed at foreign supplies that could endanger U.S. infrastructure, according to a senior Commerce Department official.

“One final area I'd mention we're going to see a great deal of attention on is in the telecom space, particularly the U.S. telecoms infrastructure,” said Commerce Assistant Secretary for Export Administration Rich Ashooh.

Ashooh was providing an update on U.S. government activities to an advisory committee of the Commerce Department’s Bureau...

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