Congress close to approving funds to pay rural carriers for replacing Huawei, ZTE networking gear

Just a week and a half ago, we told you that departing FCC Chairman Ajit Pai . The world’s largest and fourth largest global suppliers of such equipment respectively, the firms are considered national security threats in the U.S. because of a law in China that could reportedly force , ZTE, and other Chinese firms to spy on U.S. consumers and corporations.
U.S. to raise $1.9 billion for “Rip and Replace”
For years there have been rumors that Huawei and ZTE devices and equipment feature a backdoor that gathers this data and sends it to Beijing. We’re …
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