By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 11-19-20

In a win for Big Tech, the FCC is proposing to allow them to market and sell 5G devices before the FCC approves them.

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has circulated a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to that effect for a vote at the December public meeting.

Consumer tech companies last July asked the FCC for more flexibility to import, market and pre-sell 5G devices before the FCC approves their use, something they say is critical to winning the race to 5G.

With winning that race a priority for the Trump Administration and the FCC, he had a receptive audience. » Read More