FCC To Formalize Suspect Tech Block, Rip & Replace Plan
By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 11-19-20
The FCC plans to vote next month on the framework for preventing the use of suspect tech in U.S. networks and ripping and replacing existing suspect tech, including a process for identifying which tech to expel.
The item would adopt rules requiring Eligible Telecommunications Carriers (ETCs) to “remove and replace covered equipment from their networks,” and create a “Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Reimbursement Program” to fund smaller carriers’ removal and replacement of suspect tech, at least once Congress has appropriated the $1.6 billion the FCC has estimated it will cost. » Read More
By Richard T. Kaplar|2021-01-07T12:02:31-04:00November 19th, 2020|Issue Watch|Comments Off on FCC To Formalize Suspect Tech Block, Rip & Replace Plan