Hytera Was Included In The List Of Untrusted Suppliers By The US Federal Communications Commission

Date:Apr 08, 2021


A few days ago, the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Public Republic Land Security Bureau included five Chinese technology companies, including Hytera, into the list of unacceptable suppliers. The restricted scope and the reason for being included in the list is that the video surveillance and telecommunications equipment produced or provided is used for public safety, government facility safety, physical safety surveillance of critical infrastructure, and other national security purposes, including the use of the Equipment or services of telecommunications or video surveillance services produced or provided by entities.

The private network wireless communication technology sold by Hytera is mainly used by institutions and corporate users for internal communication in specific areas using dedicated frequencies. Users can retain the highest control of the system and absolute ownership of the call data, and are widely used in In the operation process of public safety, emergency, energy, transportation and other industries.

The most direct consequence is that the funds in the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC)'s $8.3 billion annual "Universal Service Fund" will no longer be used to purchase any equipment or services from Hytera.

Judging from the results, the United States’ suppression measures to include five Chinese companies on the list of untrustworthy suppliers this time can only limit the “Universal Service Fund” of US$8.3 billion per year. It is understood that this incident has affected Hytera’s current business development The impact is limited.