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Lawmakers turn up export control heat on Chinese telecoms

Under the proposed Telecommunications Denial Order Enforcement Act, Chinese telecoms that violate U.S. sanctions would face “the same severe punishment” as ZTE. Under the proposed Telecommunications Denial Order Enforcement Act, Chinese telecoms that violate U.S. sanctions would face “the same severe punishment” as ZTE. Continued from previous page    “Chinese telecommunications firms like Huawei represent a growing threat to American national ... Read More »

Telecoms, Telephony and Digital Infrastructure: How Automation Will Play a Significant Role in Years to Come – The Fast Mode

Recent technological advances are rapid and wide-ranging: the telecoms industry today is unrecognizable to that of 15 years ago. Traditional telecoms and digital infrastructure was once the center of connectivity and, though it is still essential in modern life, legacy models are struggling to survive in a digital world. Communication is also at the core of humanity. Increased geographical mobility ... Read More »

U.S. Preparing Trump Order to Restrict Chinese Telecoms, Sources Say

U.S. Preparing Trump Order to Restrict Chinese Telecoms, Sources Say More (Bloomberg) — The Trump administration is preparing an executive order that could significantly restrict Chinese state-owned telecom companies from operating in the U.S. over national security concerns, according to people familiar with the matter. The order, which hasn’t yet been presented to the president, would not mention companies such ... Read More »

Brazil's Copel looking into selling telecoms, gas assets, CEO says

SAO PAULO, Jan 18 (Reuters) – Brazilian state-owned utility Copel will begin looking this year to divest assets in telecommunications and gas so it can focus on generation, transmission and distribution, its chief executive officer said in an interview on Friday. The power company, owned by the southern state of Paraná, has a telecommunications subsidiary, Copel Telecom, and a 51 ... Read More »

Israeli minister reassures U.S. over Chinese telecoms investment

FILE PHOTO: Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz speaks during an interview with Reuters in Cairo, Egypt, January 14, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany/File Photo More JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel is taking U.S. concerns about possible cyber-security risks posed by Chinese investments into account and is in any case skilled at protecting itself from information theft, a senior Israeli official said ... Read More »

House Republicans question telecoms on location tracking – WTHITV.com

NEW YORK (AP) — Several House Republicans asked T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon and Sprint how they share their users’ cellphone location data, citing a recent report that telecoms are selling that information to shadowy companies without customer knowledge. The lawmakers said Wednesday that they are troubled because it is not the first report of these types of data-sharing practices. They also ... Read More »

Huawei facing US trade secret theft indictment and ZTE-style ban – Telecoms.com

The US Department of Justice is rumoured to be pursuing charges relating to trade secrets theft against Huawei, while four politicians have tabled a bill for a ban similar to what ZTE faced last year. Leaving the Department of Justice for the moment, a bi-partisan collection of politicians have tabled the so-called ‘Telecommunications Denial Order Enforcement Act’, a proposed bill ... Read More »

House Republicans question telecoms on location tracking – ABC News

Several House Republicans asked T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon and Sprint how they share their users’ cellphone location data, citing a recent report that telecoms are selling that information to shadowy companies without customer knowledge. The lawmakers said Wednesday that they are troubled because it is not the first report of these types of data-sharing practices. They also sent questions to data ... Read More »