House E&C Extends Suspect Tech Ban to Non-Subsidized Nets
By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 7-22-21
The House Energy & Commerce Committee on July 21 approved a bunch of bills meant to promote cybersecurity and network supply chains, including one – the Secure Equipment Act of 2021 – extending the FCC’s ban on using tech from suspect Chinese suppliers.
The bills now go to the House for a vote.
The FCC, under its own initiative and with the direction of Congress in the Secure and Trusted Communications Act, published a list of tech suppliers deemed national security threats and prohibited the use of federal funds for telecom networks using that tech – the highest profile companies on that list were Huawei and ZTE. » Read More
By Richard T. Kaplar|2021-07-26T20:48:33-04:00July 22nd, 2021|Issue Watch|Comments Off on House E&C Extends Suspect Tech Ban to Non-Subsidized Nets