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Huawei, ZTE, Hytera Communications Deemed Security Risk by FCC

March 12, 2021, 6:17 PM

Telecommunications and video surveillance equipment made by five Chinese companies including Huawei Technologies “pose an unacceptable risk to the national security” and shouldn’t be used, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission says in notice.

  • The designation was made as part of a law that prohibits the use of federal subsidies to purchase equipment or services deemed to pose national security risks, and to reimburse agencies for the replacement of that equipment, the agency said
  • The other companies listed by the agency are ZTE, Hytera Communications, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology and Dahua Technology

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