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September 17, 2021

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FCC to vote on standardized ‘baseline’ questions for use in foreign telecom ownership reviews

By Sara Friedman / September 13, 2021

The Federal Communications Commission will vote on a second report and order to standardize the question process for its interagency reviews of telecom companies with foreign ownership that want to enter the U.S. market, at the FCC September meeting.

The commission formalized the relationship between agencies through a committee known as Team Telecom in a September 2020 order that set up new parameters defining processes and procedures for how executive branch agencies will review referred applications and petitions from...

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