Huawei received the ZTE treatment yesterday and is effectively banned from playing in the 5G rollout in the United States.
U.S. companies that sell technology to Huawei now may have to apply for, and receive, an export license to continue doing business.
The price difference between carrier Huawei tech and other brands is significant, although there are two higher priced competitors Ericsson and Nokia (you just heard the Nokia ringtone in your head didn’t you?)
This order comes as part of the tariff war with China under the claim that telecom infrastructure supplies from China, and Huawei specifically, are a potential threat to national security.[CNN]