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+ - India Bars ZTE, Huawei, Others from Sensitive Government Projects->

Submitted by hypnosec
hypnosec (2231454) writes "The Indian Government has decided it won’t be using telecom equipments from international vendors and has barred all such foreign companies from participating in the US$3.8 billion National Optical Fiber Network (NOFN) project — a project aimed at bringing high-speed internet connectivity to the rural areas of India. The DoT has decided that it will be going ahead with a 100 per cent domestic sourcing and has released a list of certified GPON suppliers. This decision comes after the research wing of the ministry C-DoT advised the telecom department to bar Chinese companies like ZTE and Huawei keeping in line with a similar decision by the US. In an internal memo, the research body advised the department that both these Chinese companies are a security threat to the telecom world"
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