March 5, 2021
FCC approves third proposed rulemaking for Huawei rip-and-replace program
The Federal Communications Commission has unanimously approved a notice of proposed rulemaking to reconcile its ongoing proceeding to establish a rip-and-replace program for Huawei and ZTE equipment with additional policy guidance provided in the recent omnibus appropriations act.
The fiscal 2021 appropriations law fully funded rip-and-replace and made changes to expand eligibility for the reimbursement program. At today’s monthly meeting, FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel said she is working with other agencies to coordinate implementation of the law and other...