China strongly opposes the revoking of the telecommunications license by the U.S.
The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said on Wednesday; strongly opposes the decision of the US government to revoke the license of China Telecom Americas. It will take necessary measures to protect the legitimate rights and interests of Chinese companies.
Prior to this, the US Federal Communications Commission issued an order on its official website on Tuesday. requiring China Telecom Americas to stop related services within 60 days.
The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued a statement on its official website stating that China Telecom Americas has been operating in the United States for nearly 20 years.
Always comply with U.S. laws, regulations and other regulatory requirements. Furthermore, provide high-quality services to many customers in the U.S. in accordance with commercial principles.
The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology stated that the FCC’s decision to revoke the Article 214. Authorization of China Telecom Americas was based on subjective speculation and suspicion. And did not list any facts to support the alleged violations. This approach does not conform to the image of a market-oriented country in the United States. It also harms the legitimate rights and interests of global consumers, including American users.
The Ministry of Commerce stated that in recent years, the US government has disregarded the facts. Furthermore, it has repeatedly sanctioned Chinese companies on the grounds of national security.
This is an unreasonable suppression of Chinese enterprises by abusing state power and a serious violation of international economic and trade rules.
The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology urges the FCC to withdraw its decision to treat Chinese telecommunications companies fairly and non-discriminatorily. However, stop overly generalizing national security concepts and politicize the wrong practices of economic issues, and provide a fair, just and non-discriminatory environment for Chinese companies to invest. However, it operates in the United States.
China Telecom said on Wednesday that the US Federal Communications Commission’s order to revoke the Article 214. Authorization of China Telecom Americas lacked legitimacy and harmed the legitimate rights and interests of CTA.
Prior to this, the US Federal Communications Commission issued an order on its official website on Tuesday. The requiring China Telecom Americas to stop related services within 60 days.
China Telecom stated in a statement to China Daily that “China Telecom strictly abides by the laws and regulations of China and relevant countries and regions. However, including the United States, and always conducts business in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.”
China Telecom stated that it will keep in touch with China Telecom Americas. Moreover, pay attention to relevant developments, communicate the impact on related businesses, and seek appropriate solutions.