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House approves 5G bills addressing national strategy, U.S. role in standards-setting bodies

January 9, 2020 |
Charlie Mitchell

The House on Wednesday approved three measures related to security of fifth-generation telecom networks, requiring development of a national strategy on securing 5G against Chinese and other threats, calling on the U.S. to play a stronger role in international standards-setting bodies, and embracing the voluntary 2019 “Prague” guidelines for secure 5G deployment.

The bipartisan one-two-three punch on 5G cybersecurity policy puts the House on record on the need for a comprehensive and cohesive strategy on 5G rollout and for ensuring...

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