DoT gets right to bar Chinese firms from govt telecom tenders2 min read . Updated: 20 Feb 2020, 12:11 AM IST
- The move is set to hit Chinese telecom equipment suppliers such as Huawei, ZTE and UTStarcom
- The US has also pressed its allies to ban companies such as Huawei from participating in 5G networks
NEW DELHI : The department of telecommunications (DoT) now has the power to bar Chinese telecom equipment suppliers from participating in tenders floated by state-run companies and central and state governments, according to a government notification issued on Wednesday.
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