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ZTE has had some good news in America, but China Mobile has had bad news. ZTE's been given a limited reprieve in the form of an authorisation (PDF) from the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security that lets it keep trading. The Department's document allows the company to: Continue operating and maintaining …

  1. Mystic Megabyte


    recommends that the FCC deny China Mobile’s Section 214 license request.

    Just give someone $500 million to build a golf course in Tibet and this decision will be overturned.

    1. CarlWoods

      Re: Flakey

      I absolutely agree with you!

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Do they know what an MVNO is?

    I'm guessing they do, but it's just that this is more China-bashing from the US Administration, and so they don't care. All an MVNO is going to get their hands on is billing-related data, which is hardly some grave national security threat.

    1. EnviableOne

      Re: Do they know what an MVNO is?

      Dont forget the call meta data, (time, duration, location, destination, etc)

      A lot you can work out or infer with that. Anyway can get most of the information they need by exploiting SS7 anyway

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