Senate Committee Passes Ban on ZTE Tech Funding

June 8, 2018

Even as the Commerce Department was confirming a deal to remove an export ban affecting ZTE, Congress was moving to prevent government money to be used to buy ZTE equipment.

According to Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), who proposed the restriction, the Senate Appropriations Committee has approved the FY19 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations bill, which includes his provision to prevent those government funds to be used to buy telecom equipment from ZTE and fellow Chinese telecom Huawei "other high risk information systems."

Read more at: https://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/senate-commerce-passes-ban-zte-tech-funding



Get the Media Source Newsletter on your smartphone or tablet now!

iphone
Android

 


Latest News

Australia Confirms the Move of Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

According to the Times of Israel, the Australian government approved the move in a late-night national security meeting...

Posted

Samaritan's Purse helping families after Camp Fire disaster

After getting clearance from local authorities, Samaritan's Purse has more than 140 volunteers...

Posted

FCC Votes to Eliminate Physical Broadcast License Posting

The FCC has voted on a Report and Order (a final vote) on eliminating requirements...

Posted

Arkansas Bill Allows Social Media Sites To Be Sued For Removing Certain Posts

An Arkansas state representative has filed a bill allowing social media websites to be sued...

Posted

More News

NEWSROOM

Headlines