November 25, 2020
FCC to consider order establishing rules for covered equipment under rip-and-replace program
The Federal Communications Commission will vote on an order next month to reimburse rural telecoms for removing and replacing Huawei and ZTE equipment from their networks and to determine eligible covered equipment.
“We will be voting on an Order implementing the Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act of 2019,” FCC Chairman Ajit Pai wrote in a blog post Wednesday announcing the agenda for his agency’s Dec. 10 meeting. “These new rules would establish the procedures and criteria for publishing...