Under proposed rules that won initial approval in June, the US FCC can also revoke prior equipment authorisations issued to Chinese companies like Huawei. Photo illustration: Reuters
Under proposed rules that won initial approval in June, the US FCC can also revoke prior equipment authorisations issued to Chinese companies like Huawei. Photo illustration: Reuters

Joe Biden signs law blocking Chinese telecoms firms like Huawei, ZTE from new equipment licences

  • The new law prevents the FCC from granting or reviewing applications for licences from companies the agency determines are a security threat to the US
  • The signing comes days before a virtual summit between the US president and Chinese leader Xi Jinping

Under proposed rules that won initial approval in June, the US FCC can also revoke prior equipment authorisations issued to Chinese companies like Huawei. Photo illustration: Reuters
Under proposed rules that won initial approval in June, the US FCC can also revoke prior equipment authorisations issued to Chinese companies like Huawei. Photo illustration: Reuters
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