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July 27, 2021

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NTIA highlights supply chain security benefits of Open RAN, backs FCC initiative to support development

By Sara Friedman / July 19, 2021

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration is registering its support for FCC efforts to understand the benefits of Open Radio Access Networks, and how the technology could open up vendor diversity and offer new ways to secure U.S. fifth generation networks.

On behalf of the Executive Branch, NTIA submitted comments Friday in response to the Federal Communications Commission’s notice of inquiry on the current status of Open RAN and how the FCC could support development and deployment.

“The...


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