September 18, 2020
FCC seeks comments on ‘covered equipment and services’ under rip-and-replace program
The Federal Communications Commission has released a notice asking for comments on next steps to implement a law that mandates a rip-and-replace program for equipment and services from Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE that are deployed on U.S. telecom systems.
“As an initial matter, the Commission seeks comment on the definition of two terms used throughout the Secure Networks Act,” the FCC writes in a notice published in the Federal Register today. “Specifically, the Act’s requirements apply to ‘communications...