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FCC, in crafting supply-chain proposal, awaits Commerce Dept. 'list of entities' posing national security threat

By Mariam Baksh / May 10, 2019

A Federal Communications Commission proposal that would restrict companies deemed a national security threat from participating in U.S. telecom networks is on hold, pending the agency's receipt of a list from the Commerce Department of entities meeting the criteria.

“We have been waiting for the Commerce Department to express the administration's views with respect to defining the list of companies or entities that would be prohibited from supplying equipment or services within our supply-chain proceeding,” FCC Chairman Ajit Pai told...

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