Pentagon bans Purchase of ZTE, Huawei Mobiles on Army bases, report says

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The Pentagon intends to stop selling phones of Huawei and ZTE in the outlets on USA military bases in different countries.

While personnel can buy Huawei and ZTE devices for personal use, they "should be mindful of the security risks posed by the use" of Huawei and ZTE kit, he added, but suggested that the Pentagon was considering a military-wide advisory regarding the purchase or use of the devices is necessary, he said. "In light of this information, it was not reasonable for the stores Department continued to sell them", - said the representative of the press service of the Pentagon Michael Dave Eastbourne. After the DOC insisted it failed to do the latter, it barred USA companies from selling software or components to the phone maker for seven years.

The US government has been in a spat with ZTE and Huawei recently, with issues ranging from sanction violations to national security concerns. According to a new report from Reuters, the subject was broached during a meeting with between senior Chinese and usa officials in Beijing this week.

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The US government's crackdown on Chinese smartphone makers Huawei and ZTE is intensifying.

The move would not make much of an impact on those companies' overall sales - just 2,400 such devices were sold at the locations catering to USA military personnel on or near its bases - but it would represent another battle over the ability of Huawei and ZTE to access the US market.

The campaign against Huawei and ZTE dates back to 2012 when the House Intelligence Committee issued a report warning that the firms might be using their entrance into the US market as a way to spy for the Chinese government - allegations Huawei and ZTE have both rejected. Unnamed sources told the newspaper that the Pentagon is anxious the devices will allow the Chinese government to track soldiers' locations.