Wrangling With China, Trump Issues Order Targeting Foreign Telecoms

The White House formally announced an executive order on Wednesday to bar U.S. telecommunications firms from installing foreign-made equipment on national-security grounds, a move widely interpreted as stepping up a battle with China by effectively stopping sales with Chinese tech giant Huawei.

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FCC to Hold Big 5G Auction, Spend $20B for Rural Internet

The U.S. government will hold a massive auction later this year to bolster 5G service, the next generation of mobile networks. President Donald Trump showcased the announcement Friday, declaring that the race to stand up these faster, more powerful networks is a competition “America must win.”

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