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FCC moves to reject Chinese telecom firm's service application, citing national security concerns

April 17, 2019 |
Maggie Miller

The Federal Communications Commission is moving to deny the application of China Mobile to provide telecom services in the U.S., with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai saying the company is “ultimately owned by the Chinese government” and raises unacceptable national security concerns.

“After a lengthy review of the application and consultation with the U.S. intelligence community, in 2018, the Executive Branch agencies recommended that the FCC deny China Mobile USA’s application due to substantial national security and law enforcement concerns that...

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