Member of the US House of Representatives from Texas, Mike Konavay submitted to the US Congress a bill called " Defending US Government Communications Act " (Act of protection of US government communications), which provides for a ban on use in the government of the States of Huawei's products and ZTE.
What does it mean
The Act proposes to prohibit government services, authorities and smartphones, telecommunications equipment and services of Huawei and ZTE.
AT what's the matter
The author of the bill threat to national security: Huawei and ZTE is suspected of ties with the Chinese government. Companies allegedly share information with authorities, and use them products in Thus, the United States " will become an invitation to Chinese intelligence in all aspects of life. "
These fears arose long ago. For example, in In 2010, 4 senators submitted letters to the The Federal connection, even then suspecting Huawei and ZTE in ties with " Top " of China. Within a year, both companies became involved in the report of the Standing Committee of the House of Representatives on intelligence, in which recommended that the US government be prohibited from buying Huawei products and ZTE.
Not lucky, so not lucky - this is how you can describe the recent attempts of Huawei to enter the American market. First, the deal failed with operator AT & T, through which they were supposed to sell the flagship Mate 10 Pro in States. Now If the bill is adopted, it will be another blow to the prospects for Huawei to enter the American market.
Source: The Verge
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