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  • May soon take another major step against Chinese telecoms giant Huawei.

  • Reuters sources say Congress wants to fund an almost $2 billion project to rid US broadband networks of Huawei equipment gear it considers a threat to national security.

  • The measure will also target another Chinese tech firms, et.

  • The Trump administration has accused both companies of having close ties with China's military, a charge they deny.

  • In June, the Federal Communications Commission formally announced the two companies as threats, and earlier this month the FCC required US companies to rip and replace equipment from Huawei and ZTE.

  • If passed, this week's Cove in 19 relief bill will provide the final funds to empower companies to do so.

  • In response, Huawei said in a statement, These unwarranted actions will have profound negative effects on connectivity for Americans and rural and underserved areas across the United States.

  • As part of the $900 billion cove in 19 relief package proposed on Sunday, billions of dollars will also be invested in Internet access for low income Americans.

  • This includes subsidies for qualified households, especially in rural areas, rip and replace reimbursements for small Internet providers and opening a resource office for minority communities.

  • The bill is expected to pass through the House of Representatives on Monday and will move to the Senate for a final vote.

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Congress to back Huawei gear removal in U.S.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/12/22
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