Huawei says roadblocks to US market are being constructed by its rivals

As the trade tensions between the US and China heat up, Huawei is striking back against a proposal by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that would prevent the companies that use Huawei equipment from accessing US federal funds aimed at developing telecommunications.

The Commission’s proposed rule would forbid US carriers that use equipment thought to pose a national security threat from receiving money from the Universal Service Fund (USF) that subsidizes carriers to provide broadband service to parts of the country with little or no internet access.

The 69-page-long comments published on July 2nd is Huawei’s second filing on this to the FCC. However, what is new about the document is that it claims that those who support FCC’s proposed ban on funds are mostly Huawei’s competitors.

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