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We Went Inside The Chinese Telecom Giant That Trump Just Banned (HBO)

Published on 21 May 2019 / In Other

President Trump signed an executive order this week banning U.S. telecommunication companies from using equipment made by foreign firms that pose a national security risk. It’s a sweeping order pretty much targeting, without naming, just one company: the Chinese telecom giant Huawei.

It’s unclear just how the order will damage Huawei’s business globally, but it would likely stop the company from expanding its 5G networking technology into the United States. The order comes as Huawei has been accused of intellectual property theft, corporate espionage, and violating U.S. sanctions on Iran.

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