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May 13, 2021

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Huawei competitors seek extension on rip-and-replace timeline, concessions for Open RAN

By Sara Friedman / April 28, 2021

Ericsson, Nokia and companies providing Open Radio Access Network services are asking the Federal Communications Commission to provide more clarity on the timeline and eligible items under consideration for inclusion in the FCC program to “rip and replace” Huawei equipment from telecom systems.

The FCC released a report last month breaking down costs for telecoms to remove and replace eligible Huawei and ZTE equipment, and a proposed initial version of a catalog and replacement list for covered equipment. The...

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