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Senate passes bill to fund rip-and-replace of Huawei, ZTE products from U.S. networks

February 28, 2020 |
Sara Friedman

The Senate has unanimously approved a bill in support of the Federal Communications Commission's efforts to block China-based tech companies Huawei and ZTE from the buildout of next-generation 5G networks.

“Telecommunications equipment from certain foreign adversaries poses a significant threat to our national security, economic prosperity, and the future of U.S. leadership in advanced wireless technology,” said Senate Commerce Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MS) in a statement after the bill, H.R. 4998, passed by unanimous consent on Thursday. “By establishing...

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