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Trump order calls for rules to bar telecom services from foreign adversaries

By Rick Weber / May 15, 2019

President Trump signed an executive order today that requires the Department of Commerce to write regulations to bar purchases and imports of communications technology and services from foreign adversaries, a move that comes amid heightened concern about China's influence in development of next-generation 5G networks.

Senior administration officials stressed the order is “company and country agnostic” when pressed on whether the focus of the action is to counter Chinese influence, during a telephone press conference announcing Trump's signing of the...

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