July 14, 2020
USTelecom on national 5G strategy: Collaborate with industry, avoid regulatory duplication
The broadband trade group USTelecom is urging policymakers to work closely with industry and incorporate ongoing collaborative efforts into the federal government’s national strategy on securing fifth-generation networks, in comments to the Commerce Department that also tout the potential role of “open RAN” options.
“[T]he strategy for secure 5G must include meaningful steps toward eliminating barriers to deploying the fiber that will be essential to supporting 5G networks. In addition, the strategy should recognize that the future of secure 5G...