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

Topic |   US-China tech war
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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