US lawmakers passed funding on Monday night to subsidise US carriers’ removal and replacement of equipment made by Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp. Photo: AFP
US lawmakers passed funding on Monday night to subsidise US carriers’ removal and replacement of equipment made by Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp. Photo: AFP
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US lawmakers create US$1.9 billion fund to help carriers remove Huawei and ZTE equipment from their systems

  • Covid-19 relief package includes subsidies to ‘rip and replace’ equipment deemed to be threats to national security
  • Funding follows moves by the US Federal Communications Commission to require the removal of such systems

US lawmakers passed funding on Monday night to subsidise US carriers’ removal and replacement of equipment made by Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp. Photo: AFP
US lawmakers passed funding on Monday night to subsidise US carriers’ removal and replacement of equipment made by Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp. Photo: AFP
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