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The biggest loser from the U.S. ban on ZTE exports? Qualcomm

3 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

Believe it or not, ZTE is the largest underdog of a phone maker that sells in the US, taking fourth place after Apple, Samsung and LG. That's mainly due to the excellent value for money propositions it sells unlocked, as well as outsize appearance in the prepaid budget phone market, but a fourth is a fourth nonetheless.
These happy times might be coming to an end for ZTE, as, after playing defense on Huawei phones like the Mate 10 series, the US banned local company exports to ZTE as well. The crux of the matter appears to be breaking one of the numerous embargoes against ...
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Department of Commerce bans ZTE from exporting tech from U.S

Department of Commerce bans ZTE from exporting tech from U.S

3 monthes ago   |   By Consumer Affairs

The company demonstrated a pattern of lying, officials say
By Sarah D. Young of ConsumerAffairs
April 16, 2018
Earlier today, Chinese electronics maker ZTE was hit with a seven-year ban on American exports from the U.S. Department of Commerce. The restriction will keep ZTE from getting parts from U.S.-based suppliers, such as Qualcomm and Dolby.
The ban comes a year after ZTE allegedly violated the terms of a 2017 settlement.
In March 2017, the electronics giant pleaded guilty of illegally shipping telecommunications equipment to Iran and North Korea and agreed to pay $1.2 billion in...
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