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October 3, 2022

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FCC adds two Chinese telecom firms to ‘covered list’ as national security threats

By Charlie Mitchell / September 21, 2022

The Federal Communications Commission has added China Unicom Americas and Pacific Network Corp. to the “covered list” of entities posing national security threats after revoking their authority to operate in the United States earlier this year.

FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel said in a statement, “Today we take another critical step to protect our communications networks from foreign national security threats. Earlier this year the FCC revoked China Unicom America’s and PacNet/ComNet’s authorities to provide service in the United States because...

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