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U.S. extends license for businesses to work with Huawei for 90 days

Christian Fernsby |
The United States on Monday granted another 90 days for companies to cease doing business with China’s telecom giant Huawei.

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Topics: U.S.    HUAWEI   

They were saying this would allow service providers to continue to serve rural areas.

President Donald Trump in May effectively barred Huawei from American communications networks after Washington found the company had violated U.S. sanctions on Iran and attempted to block a subsequent investigation.

The extension, renewing one issued in August, “will allow carriers to continue to service customers in some of the most remote areas of the United States who would otherwise be left in the dark,” U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said in a statement.

“The department will continue to rigorously monitor sensitive technology exports to ensure that our innovations are not harnessed by those who would threaten our national security.”

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