The administration recently took two steps to address risks associated with foreign telecom firms. But there is still much to be done in architecting a broader supply chain strategy.
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A grand jury in the Eastern District of New York handed down a superseding indictment aginst Huawei Technologies on Thursday. The China-based telecom giant had previously been charged in January 2019 for theft of trade secrets, attempted theft of trade secrets, wire fraud and obstruction of justice regarding the company's alleged theft of trade secrets from T-Mobile.
As the competition for 5G continues, one of the largest players, Chinese company Huawei Technologies, is facing concerns from numerous countries that using Huawei equipment exposes their national networks to spying or worse by the Chinese government.