By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 6-17-21

The FCC has proposed revising its equipment authorization and competitive bidding rules to better keep untrustworthy entities out of U.S. networks.

The Commission voted unanimously at its June 17 public meeting to approve a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) and notice of inquiry (NOI) to better protect U.S. networks from all threats.

Acting Chair Jessica Rosenworcel said it was crucial to rethink the communications supply chain, including excluding suspect actors from U.S. networks by not authorizing suspect tech.  » Read More