China's ZTE a national security risk, United Kingdom telcos warned
17 Апреля, 2018, 20:21 | Author: Lynette Payne
According to Reuters, US manufacturers are estimated to provide up to a third of the components in ZTE's network equipment and smartphones, so the US action could have a disastrous impact on the Chinese business.
On Monday, Britain's main cyber security agency said it had written to organizations in the telecommunications sector warning about using services or equipment from ZTE.
ZTE's failure to keep to its agreement resulted in the US Department of Commerce announcing yesterday that all American companies are banned from selling components to ZTE for a period of 7 years.
The U.S. Commerce Department imposed the ban following ZTE's violation of an agreement on punishing employees that was reached after it was caught illegally shipping U.S. goods to Iran.
For ZTE itself, the latest USA action means one of the world's top makers of smartphones and communications gear will no longer be able to buy technology from American suppliers, including components central to its products.
As part of the agreement, Shenzhen-based ZTE promised to dismiss four senior employees and discipline 35 others by either reducing their bonuses or reprimanding them, senior US officials told Reuters.
"Instead of reprimanding ZTE staff and senior management, ZTE rewarded them", Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said in the statement. This could have a devastating impact on the company given that USA companies are believed to account for 25 to 30 percent of ZTE's components to build phones and networks.
ZTE, whose Hong Kong and Shenzhen shares were suspended from trade on Tuesday, said in a statement it was assessing the implications of the US decision and was communicating with "relevant parties".
And although the White House and the Committee of Foreign Investment in the United States has moved against China in recent weeks, it insisted that the new decision to block ZTE - already under investigation by the Barack Obama administration - is part of a backlash against the country which also includes countries such as Germany, Australia and Canada.
The company grew to become one of the world's biggest telecoms equipment makers thanks to its cheap and affordable smart phone technology. President, Donald Trump, accused China along with Russian Federation on the issue of devaluation of the currency.
US firms are also likely to get caught in the crossfire, with the fallout set to hit Qualcomm Inc, which provides the lion's share of chips inside ZTE smartphones. ZTE already sells both its branded and white-label smartphones via mobile carriers AT&T and Verizon in the US.
ZTE agreed in March of previous year to plead guilty and pay as much as $1.2 billion for violating USA laws restricting sale of American technology to Iran. "On the road forward, we must be steadfast in belief, have even more faith in the company and believe that we will be stronger after weathering the storm".
При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна. «» 2007 - 2018 Copyright. Автоматизированное извлечение информации сайта запрещено.
And, as you can imagine, fans of the Scouse outfit had the same reaction to the draw - that they're going to go on and win it. The winners will face the victor of the other semi-final between Liverpool and AS Roma in the final in Kiev on 26 May.
After, we wait for the results of United but, if it does not depend on the results of United, it is in our hands. That is a good advantage. "We can not forget he was injured for one month", Guardiola said.
Around 103 missiles were fired at Syria with the aim of degrading Syria's chemical weapons capability without killing civilians. He reaffirmed Russia's view that a purported chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma that prompted the strike was a fake.
The site west of the city of Homs was an alleged underground chemical weapons storage facility, doubling as a command post. It is still unclear how effective the strikes will be against Syria's regime.
The former Life of Kylie star continued to share several videos on Instagram in which she posed in a fitted brown valor tracksuit. According to the Daily Mail , Kylie Jenner is the only member of her family who has not been avoiding social media lately.
There were loud cheers when the radical Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema paid tribute to Mrs Madikizela-Mandela. Winnie who was referred to as the anti-apartheid icon was honored at Orlando stadium in Soweto, South Africa.
Saudi Arabia's king turned his attention with long-time foe Iran - only 160 kilometres (100 miles) across the Gulf from Dhahran. We categorically refuse to recognise Al-Quds as the capital of Israel, where East Al-Quds will remain the capital of Palestine.
The game went to extra time following a wild finish in regulation that included back-to-back 3-pointers in the closing seconds. The Celtics knew that Horford would have to be special to win anything in the playoffs, and he delivered in game one.
Moscow has strongly denied responsibility and says Britain is waging a defamation campaign against it. Yulia was discharged from the hospital earlier this week and is being kept in an unknown location.
Rajasthan triumph in Royal Rumble
It was a relief for RCB fans last night when Virat Kohli's squad bagged their first win at the home ground of Chinnaswamy Stadium. While he was on the losing team , Yuzvendra Chahal had reason to be pleased with his performance on an individual level.
Zuckerberg Admits Facebook Collects Data on Non-Users
Zuckerberg , would you be comfortable sharing with us the name of the hotel you stayed in last night?" "Um", Zuckerberg said. Zuckerberg did not respond. " Facebook said that Cambridge Analytica has been shut down", said Rudiantara.
Woman raped by 3 men in UP
Throughout the investigation, police heard that Lois Riess may have now been in Diamond Jo Casino at Iowa. They couldn't determine how long he had been dead, and investigators could not find his wife.
Google's Redesign of Gmail to Include a 'Confidential Mode'
Recipients will then receive an e-mail that requires them to click a link and input their Google credentials to view the e-mail. The new mode will also allow senders to restrict the recipient from copying, downloading, or even printing the email.
Afghan District Governor among 15 killed in Taliban attack
However, Moseni has also claimed that 45 Taliban were also killed and eight members of the Afghan security forces were wounded. Rahmani said the attackers planted mines to stop reinforcements from coming to help the government forces fend off the attack.
Mattis says USA strikes directed at Assad regime
The strikes were in retaliation for a suspected chemical weapons attack in Douma , near Damascus. We have the intelligence level and confidence that we needed to conduct the attack", he said.
Oscar-winning director Milos Forman no more
Both his parents were killed in Nazi concentration camps during World War II, according to Forman's official biography . Despite being banned in Czechoslovakia , the film nabbed another Best Foreign Film nomination at the Academy Awards.