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In swaths of rural America, customers are so few that the likes of AT&T and T-Mobile don’t bother to build cell towers for coverage.  https://lat.ms/2JvxO7z 

The only operators providing wireless access to some rural areas are small carriers, many of which can’t afford equipment from suppliers like Nokia Corp. and rely on cheaper network infrastructure from Huawei Technologies Co. and other Chinese companies.  https://lat.ms/2JvxO7z 

Trump’s move to bar U.S. telecommunications networks from acquiring or using equipment from foreign suppliers left small broadband companies in a cloud of uncertainty.  https://lat.ms/2JvxO7z 

If small broadband companies can’t rely on affordable foreign equipment to run their networks, will they run at all?  https://lat.ms/2JvxO7z 


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