FCC

Platform News: Huawei Technologies

US to open program to replace Huawei equipment in US networks

The US Federal Communications Commission has said it would open a $1.9 billion program to reimburse mostly rural US telecom carriers for removing network equipment made by Chinese ...

Platform News: Huawei Technologies

FCC votes to finalize program to replace Huawei equipment in US networks

The US Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously to finalize a $1.9 billion program to reimburse mostly rural US carriers for removing equipment from telecommunications n...

FCC - Federal Communications Commission

Groups urge Biden to nominate FCC commissioner to speed net neutrality reinstatement

More than 50 US groups have urged President Biden to fill the open seat on the US Federal Communications Commission in order to begin the process of reinstating net neutrality rule...

White House

White House would back smaller broadband internet boost

The White House has said it was willing to accept a smaller GOP proposal to spend $65 billion to expand high-speed broadband internet to unserved areas as it seeks to win Republica...

Platform Industry: Sleepy Joe Biden talking to a small room of activists

Returning the favour? Biden revokes Trump’s social media order

US President Biden has officially revoked an executive order by President Donald J Trump that had directed regulators to limit liability protections for social media businesses.

FCC - Federal Communications Commission

US broadband industry accused in ‘fake’ net neutrality comments

The broadband industry in 2017 funded a campaign that generated millions of fake comments to create the impression of grassroots opposition to net neutrality rules while the US Fed...

Platform Industry: US and China Relations and Politics

FCC commissioner urges tougher steps on Chinese network equipment

Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr has called for new steps to ensure Huawei and ZTE equipment is barred from US telecommunications networks and ensure no electronic ...

Platform News: Huawei Technologies

Huawei challenges the FCC over US national security threat designation

Huawei Technologies Co has filed a legal challenge to the Federal Communications Commission’s designation of the Chinese company as a US national security threat to communica...

FCC - Federal Communications Commission

Departing FCC chair warns of threats to telecoms from China

The outgoing US Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai said possible Chinese espionage and dangers to US telecom networks and internet freedom are the biggest national...

Platform Industry: The Capitol Building and Senate in Washington DC

US lawmakers to back $1.9 billion to replace telecom equipment from Huawei and ZTE

US lawmakers are expected to endorse $1.9 billion to fund a program to remove telecom network equipment that the US government says poses national security risks as part of a year-...

Platform News: Huawei Technologies

FCC begins process of halting China Telecom US operations

The US Federal Communications Commission has said it begun the process of revoking China Telecom’s authorization to operate from the United States as it required additional m...

ZTE

FCC affirms ZTE poses US national security threat

The Federal Communications Commission has said it had rejected a petition from ZTE Corp requesting the agency to reconsider its decision designating the Chinese firm since a US fed...

Platform Industry: Facebook Twitter

Tech CEO’s to defend key law in front of US Senate panel

The CEO’s of Twitter, Facebook and Alphabet will inform US lawmakers in a hearing on Wednesday that a federal law protecting internet companies is essential to free expressio...

FCC - Federal Communications Commission

FCC votes to maintain 2017 repeal of net neutrality rules

The US Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 on Tuesday to maintain its 2017 repeal of Obama-era net neutrality rules, even after a federal court led a review of some provisi...