ReutersDec 11, 2020 00:17:00 IST
(Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said on Thursday it had rejected a petition from Huawei Technologies Co asking the agency to reconsider its decision designating the Chinese company as a U.S. national security threat to communications networks.
The FCC said in June it had formally designated Chinese’s Huawei and ZTE Corp as threats, a declaration that bars U.S. firms from tapping an $8.3 billion government fund to purchase equipment from the companies. The FCC affirmed its ZTE designation last month.
(Reporting by David Shepardson, Editing by Franklin Paul)
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