Monday June 1, 2020

Digicel partner ZTE Corp to plead guilty to selling US equipment to Iran

Chinese telecom equipment maker has been investigated by the Commerce Department since 2012

5th March, 2017
Denis O’Brien owns Digicel

Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corporation, which announced a major partnership with Denis O’Brien’s communications Digicel two weeks ago, is close to agreement to plead guilty to US criminal charges that it broke the embargo on selling technology to Iran.

Reuters reported last Thursday that ZTE has not yet signed a deal with the US authorities, but said that a “person familiar with the matter” had briefed the news agency on...

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