By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 2-2-21

The FCC has told the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit that China Telecom Americas’ appeal of the FCC’s launch of a revocation proceeding against the company is premature.

That is because the launch of a proceeding is not an appealable final decision, it told the court according to a copy of the motion to dismiss the FCC filed with the court.

“The Court lacks jurisdiction over China Telecom’s challenges because the underlying administrative proceeding is still ongoing and the [order] challenged here is not final agency action subject to review at this time,” the FCC said.  » Read More