U.S. bans Huawei, ZTE equipment sales, citing national security risk

The U.S. is banning the sale of communications equipment made by Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE and restricting the use of some China-made video surveillance systems, citing an “unacceptable risk” to national security.
The five-member Federal Communications Commission said Friday it has voted unanimously to adopt new rules that will block the importation or sale of certain technology products that pose security risks to U.S. critical infrastructure. It’s the latest in a years-long escalation of U.S. restrictions of Chinese technology that began with former President Donald Trump and has continued under President Joe Biden’s administration.
“The FCC is committed to protecting our national security by ensuring that untrustworthy communications equipment is not authorized for use within our borders, and we are continuing that work here,” said FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel, a Democrat, in a prepared statement.

Along with Huawei and ZTE, the order affects products made by companies such as Hikvision and Dahua, makers of widely used video surveillance cameras.
The FCC’s order applies to future authorizations of equipment, though the agency leaves open the possibility it could revoke previous authorizations.

“Our unanimous decision represents the first time in FCC history that we have voted to prohibit the authorization of new equipment based on national security concerns,” tweeted Brendan Carr, a Republican FCC commissioner.
Carr added that as "a result of our order, no new Huawei or ZTE equipment can be approved. And no new Dahua, Hikvision, or Hytera gear can be approved unless they assure the FCC that their gear won’t be used for public safety, security of government facilities, & other national security purposes.

Non competitive practice, the fall of american tech.
Previously the US had an upper hand in patents and China in manufacturing but the tables have surely turned. Huawei and ZTE own around 50% of 5G patents and are 5 years ahead in research for 6G.
US will end up like Japan who can only sell themselves electronics tech. At least Japan still lead in automotive manufacturing.

Nonsense, China banned American apps and technology too, why didn’t they fall? Y’all sinophiles should remember to get out of Xi ass and breathe.

how can the most powerful country in the world be afraid of some slit eyed yellow people in asia? i thought us isnt shaken by any country. sasa china ndo inawaingiza baridi?

Dragon from the East is on the rise. American decline started when Obama entered white house. Kazi ilikuwa kupush Lgbtqchieth instead of innovation. They will be in rough road wacha countries they ditch dollar as a reserve currency.

Bro, smell the coffee. The biggest crypto exchange, Binance. The biggest social app, TikTok. Top grossing app, PubG. Top selling smartphone 2022, Xiaomi. Top silicon chip maker, TSMC (Taiwan). Largest telcom company, ZTE. Largest battery producer…the list is endless. Hii imeenda bro…
I can’t see the US anywhere in tech other than apple and grossly hyped Tesla.

They are still strong in tech but in industries where they have inherent legacy advantages. Semiconductor equipment, software, chips etc
When it comes tomorrow’s tech where everyone is starting on the same level, Chinese are beating them like burukenges and hakuna competition.

American banned Chinks from space station now they have their own. China in 5 years watacatch up in semiconductor. Hapo US Ndio watajua hizo sanctions were own goals.

Nonsense, Binance is on its path to implosion. The biggest social app is/are still American. PubG is a Korean product and Koreans are not Chinese. Xiaomi is not the top selling smartphone, Taiwan is an independent country completely with it’s own government, passport and heritage. ZTE is not the world largest Telcom company and the largest battery producer is not in China.

Apple reigns supreme and Tesla is grossly overhyped. Next

ni kampuni gani na iko wapi ?

Yes sir. Every country has a right to protect its industries. Can you go to China and sell maize meal from Kitale? So why shouldn’t another country be able to protect its electronic industries( and that of its Allies). Don’t get too comfortable with our culture of openly importing anything with no control.

The modern world has countries made up of many systems. Political, Industrial, Communication, Education, Healthcare, Social….+++A drop in one doesn’t doom a place. China can go up to 20G,Kenya will be Kenya, UK will be UK. Germany will be Germany.

Japan is still strong. And it looks to be strong for another 100years. I think US will remain strong for longer than our life expectancy-you will die waiting for otherwise.

Africa is the next frontier. I say this because Africans are innovaters.

China, US affair reminds me of the old school MAD mag characters… [SIZE=1]also itchy and scratchy[/SIZE]


Achana na huyo jamaa. The leading battery supplier, CATL, expanded its market share from 32% in 2021 to 34% in 2022. 1/3 of the worlds EV batteries come from this Chinese Company.

Binance is the only thing holding crypto market ATM.
See below sales of largest Telcom vendors.
Huawei Sales - 90B$
Ericsson Sales - 27B$
ZTE Sales - 16B$

This news about the ban on Chinese tech products is quite significant. It’s clear that national security is a major concern for the U.S. government. While it might impact the availability of certain technologies, it’s reassuring to see measures being taken to safeguard critical infrastructure. For those interested in exploring more security solutions, it might be worth checking out https://atpgov.com/. Stay informed and stay secure!