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October 23, 2021

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FCC approves order establishing questions for interagency foreign ownership reviews of telecom providers

By Sara Friedman / October 1, 2021

The Federal Communications Commission has approved an order to standardize questions for telecom providers under foreign ownership who want enter the U.S. market, and to provide “greater regulatory certainty” and transparency to the interagency process for reviewing applications.

The order is the FCC’s second and final regulatory action to revamp its Team Telecom process, which started in September 2020 when the commission approved an order to set up new parameters defining processes and procedures for how executive branch agencies will...

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