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FCC seeks information from telecoms on impacts of rip-and-replace law

By Sara Friedman / April 14, 2020

The Federal Communications Commission wants to hear from the telecom industry on how a recently enacted law could impact the commission’s current efforts to establish a rip-and-replace program, and what issues the FCC should consider as it implements the law that would be useful to stakeholders.

The Secure and Trusted Communications Act is designed to create a $1 billion rip-and-replace program to help telecom providers who are currently using equipment or services from untrusted suppliers. In November, the FCC...

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