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September 17, 2021

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FCC approves notice of inquiry to collect feedback on Open Radio Access Networks potential

By Sara Friedman / March 17, 2021

The Federal Communications Commission has voted unanimously to adopt a notice of inquiry to explore the “opportunities and potential challenges” of Open Radio Access Networks and ways the commission could support its development, amid efforts to secure telecom supply chains from potentially untrustworthy foreign-made equipment.

“The Notice of Inquiry seeks comment on the current status of Open RAN development and deployment in networks in the US and abroad,” the FCC said today in a statement. “It asks about the role...


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