US rural carriers, scrambling to replace Huawei and ZTE gear, now face supply chain delays

//US rural carriers, scrambling to replace Huawei and ZTE gear, now face supply chain delays

US rural carriers, scrambling to replace Huawei and ZTE gear, now face supply chain delays

Blue Mountain Networks, a regional broadband provider based in Oregon, received unwelcome news from its supply chain contractor a few weeks ago.The contractor, which helps make sure the company receives switches and other gear on time, explained in an email that wireless products manufacturers had sharply increased their prices – some by as much as 40 per cent. Factories had been hit by unprecedented disruptions, causing prices for raw materials to jump, it said. And with cargo containers…

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