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FCC Democrat calls out Trump administration on 5G security, Huawei licensing

November 26, 2019 |
Mariam Baksh

The Federal Communications Commission’s senior Democrat is criticizing the Trump administration’s repeated extension of a license for U.S. entities to engage with Huawei, after the Commerce Department put the Chinese telecom on its list of barred entities, saying it painfully demonstrates the lack of a national strategy to secure fifth-generation networks.

There is “cognitive dissonance,” Jessica Rosenworcel said, “between the FCC this week deciding that these vendors cannot participate in [the Universal Service Fund] program because they represent a national...

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