According to Reuters, the White House is considering a official order that would stop American wireless carriers from procuring from the Chinese companies. This order would have significant effect on both (Huawei and ZTE) Chinese companies what are the two biggest producers of Telecom equipment, this order would In addition affect the on-going release of the 5G network infrastructure.
The executive order would allow the commerce department to stop the buy of the Chinese Telecom equipment on national security basis, what is an action that does not require the Congress approval before its enforcement due to the fact the order will be majorly on purchase made by the American carriers.
Both companies have encountered critical challenges in the US market. Huawei and ZTE were prohibited from the US government use as part of a defense bill earlier this year. ZTE encountered severe sanctions from the government above the summer, though the sanctions were later removed.
In a in general statement on 5G concerns published on Thursday by Reuters, Huawei had placed the issue in a simpler term stating that “Barring Huawei from participating in various 5G markets is like an NBA world with no all-stars”. The rotating chairman of Huawei (Guo Ping) highlighted on the company’s formal Wechat page.