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Subject:  Chinese control of U.S. telecom? Date:  10/8/2012  12:46 PM
Author:  WendyBG Number:  405553 of 544789

Last night, the TV magazine, "60 Minutes," broadcast a short but scary segment about the national security risk of a Chinese company (Huawei) building the hardware for America's 4G telecom system.

http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/60minutes/main3415.shtml

They said that the only U.S. company capable of building the system is Cisco, but even Cisco doesn't manufacture critical parts that are manufactured overseas.

METAR mavens, please comment on the implications, including investment advice.

Wendy (appalled that the U.S. has to turn to potential strategic adversaries to build and install critical control infrastructure)
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