Foreword: The domestic market of satellite communication ground equipment has been dominated by foreign products for a long time. Up to now, more than 90% of the civil field is still monopolized by the products of European and American countries, which brings great hidden dangers to the national information security of our country. This is the inevitable result of the long-term backwardness of our country's scientific and technological level in this field. As General Secretary Xi said, "The market cannot exchange for core technology, nor can it buy core technology with money." Liu Lei of Sichuan Andy Technology Industry Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Andy Technology") led a group of small partners, devoted to the pursuit of research and development of "autonomous and controllable" products. This is not only due to the pressure of enterprise survival, but also to make modest efforts to change the passive situation in the field of satellite communications in China.
On April 16, the U.S. Department of Commerce embarrassed ZTE on the grounds that ZTE violated the U.S. sanctions restricting the sale of U.S. technology to Iran, announcing that it would ban U.S. companies from selling spare parts, goods, software and technology to ZTE for the next seven years.
On July 14, the U.S. Department of Commerce officially lifted the ban on sales of ZTE, but ZTE paid a painful price: ZTE paid $1.4 billion in fines + margins, high-level collective exchange of blood, stock prices dropped several times and evaporated tens of billions of dollars... And the ban is lifted, hidden dangers still exist, ZTE's future does not seem to return to their hands. Why is "rejuvenation" without autonomy? How to regain the "power of life and death" is a question for ZTE and even the whole Chinese high-tech industry to ponder.
The ZTE incident not only enabled enterprises to popularize the law at the compliance level, but also brought about collective reflection on a series of issues such as intellectual property protection and core techn