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FCC chief Pai notes supply-chain security proposal in announcing 5G initiatives

April 12, 2019 |
Charlie Mitchell Mariam Baksh
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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai today said work continues on a proposal to address cyber threats to telecom supply-chain security through the FCC's “Universal Service Fund,” as he announced new initiatives designed to bolster the rollout of next-generation 5G wireless networks.

“We still have a pending proposal to bar use of USF funds” on companies that pose a risk to national security, Pai told reporters on a conference call this morning, in which he previewed this afternoon's formal 5G...

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