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US lawmakers urge AT&T to cut commercial ties with China's Huawei Tech

The US government has also blocked a string of Chinese acquisitions over national security concerns, including MoneyGram International Inc

Reuters  |  Washington 

US lawmakers are urging AT&T Inc, the No. 2 wireless carrier, to cut commercial ties to Chinese phone maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and oppose plans by telecom operator China Mobile Ltd to enter the US market because of national security concerns, two congressional aides said. The warning comes after the administration of US President Donald Trump took a harder line on policies initiated by his predecessor Barack Obama on issues ranging from Beijing's role in restraining North Korea to Chinese efforts to acquire US strategic industries. Earlier this month, AT&T ...

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First Published: Wed, January 17 2018. 03:02 IST