May 13, 2019 - World

China Mobile protests after FCC bars it from U.S.

Ina Fried

China Mobile isn't hiding its frustration after the Federal Communications Commission denied the wireless firm's bid to operate in the U.S.

What's happening: "After 7 years and 8 months of application, FCC now denies (China Mobile's) bid to operate in the U.S. without apparent reasons and basis," it said in a statement.

  • The company accused the U.S. government of "putting unreasonable pressure on Chinese companies."

The bottom line: U.S.-China tensions seem to only be growing, despite the deep interconnections between the two countries.

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