US to allow companies to work with Huawei on non-sensitive 5G tech

Topics Huawei | Huawei ban | Huawei 5G

The United States on Monday confirmed a Reuters report that it will amend its prohibitions on US companies doing business with China's Huawei to allow them to work together on setting standards for next-generation 5G networks. The US Commerce Department and other agencies signed off on the rule change, and it is awaiting publication in the Federal Register, Reuters reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

The rule is set to be published as early as Tuesday. US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross confirmed in a statement.

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