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ZTE ban on receiving U.S. exports is revived through March 2025

7 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

Back in 2012, a U.S. Congressional Report stated that Huawei and ZTE could be a threat to national security. Lawmakers in Washington D.C. remain wary of both companies because of their ties to the Chinese government, and are concerned that devices and networking equipment made by both firms spy on stateside consumers and corporations. Someone in the administration must have whispered into the ears of Verizon and AT&T executives. Earlier this year, both carriers were planning to sell the Huawei Mate 10 Pro, but both changed their minds at the last minute. The U.S. government has warned...
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ZTE joins Huawei in the US government's doghouse

ZTE joins Huawei in the US government's doghouse

7 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

The US government doesn't want American companies to do business with another Chinese phone manufacturer, this time training its ban hammer on ZTE. Like Huawei, ZTE facing new scrutiny today from the US Department of Commerce. The maker of the ZTE Axon 7 and Axon M won't be able to get key components and services from US companies it relies on, like Qualcomm, Microsoft and Intel, reports Reuters. It also sells phones through US carriers AT&T, T- Mobile, and Sprint, which may prove problematic from here on out. What's the reason for the US government's isolation of ZTE? In 2017, the Chinese...
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US and UK blacklist China's ZTE

US and UK blacklist China's ZTE

7 monthes ago   |   By Beta News

The US Department of Commerce has implemented a ban on American companies selling components to ZTE. The Chinese telecoms firm is being punished for violating sanctions on Iran and North Korea after pleading guilty last year. At the same time, the UK's cyber defense watchdog, the National Cyber Security Centre , has warned UK telecoms firms that the use of ZTE equipment or services pose a risk to national security. The action taken by the two nations is expected to have severe implications for the company. See also: Weibo reverses homosexuality policy in China: 'We're no longer targeting...
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ZTE Will Not Be Able To Buy Qualcomm Processors Anymore

ZTE Will Not Be Able To Buy Qualcomm Processors Anymore

7 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

ZTE is one of the many companies that source mobile processors from Qualcomm and it has done so for quite some time now. However, a new ban has been put in place by the United States Department of Commerce which will make it impossible for ZTE to source processors from Qualcomm and components from other suppliers based in the United States. The seven-year ban has been placed on ZTE for violating the terms of a sanctions violation case, according to U.S. officials.
ZTE was accused to circumventing U.S. sanctions on Iran back in 2016. Despite the fact that it's a company based in China, ZTE...
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US Sanctions ZTE Over Iran Imports Once Again

7 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

The United States Department of Commerce is once again sanctioning Chinese smartphone and telecom equipment maker ZTE over the company's imports to Iran that broke certain trade embargoes imposed on the Asian country, Reuters reports. While ZTE was already handed an $890 million fine due to its transgressions to which it pleaded guilty last year, U.S. suppliers have now been forbidden from selling any components to the firm as part of a new penalty meant to sanction the company over not adhering to the terms of its 2017 settlement. ZTE originally agreed to dismiss four senior officials and...
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US government bans American companies from selling components to ZTE

US government bans American companies from selling components to ZTE

7 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Google

ZTE may not be the biggest name in smartphones in the United States, but the Chinese company has built itself up as a regular player particularly in the budget segment. Today, though, the United States government has banned US companies from selling to the Chinese company.
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