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House Lawmakers Propose Secure Equipment Act of 2021; Jessica Rosenworcel Quoted

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Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., and House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., have proposed a bill to protect U.S. telecommunications networks from national security threats posed by equipment produced by Chinese state-backed companies. "This legislation will help protect our national security by ensuring that untrustworthy communications equipment is not authorized for use within our borders,” said Jessica Rosenworcel, acting chairwoman of FCC. 

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FCC Wants Advisory Panel to Focus on 5G Network Security; Jessica Rosenworcel Quoted

Jessica Rosenworcel

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will reestablish a federal advisory committee by the end of June 2021 that will focus on improving the security of 5G networks. The Communications Security, Realibility and Interoperability Council will also review vulnerabilities related to software and cloud services and come up with mitigation strategies.

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FCC’s Covered List Includes Telecom Equipment From Five Chinese Companies; Jessica Rosenworcel Quoted

Jessica Rosenworcel

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued a list of telecommunications equipment and services that pose a national security threat as part of its compliance with the Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act of 2019. Jessica Rosenworcel, acting chairwoman of FCC, said the list marks a big step in restoring trust in U.S. communications networks.

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Jessica Rosenworcel Issues Draft Order for FCC’s Mid-Band Spectrum Auction for 5G Access

Jessica Rosenworcel

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plans to auction off mid-band spectrum access to support 5G implementation throughout the continental U.S. Jessica Rosenworcel, acting chairwoman of the FCC, released a draft order seeking to free up 100 megahertz in the 3.45-3.55 GHz band for federal and nonfederal use. Bidding activities are scheduled for October 2021.

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US, Mexico Intend to Collaborate on Connectivity, Spectrum Management; Jessica Rosenworcel Quoted

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Jessica Rosenworcel, acting chairwoman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, met with Adolfo Cuevas, interim chairman of Mexico's telecommunications agency at a virtual event to discuss potential collaborative initiatives to address connectivity challenges facing both countries. “It was a pleasure to meet with Interim Chairman Cuevas this afternoon and discuss the ways our two countries can best collaborate on the technology and connectivity challenges facing our respective citizens," said Rosenworcel. 

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FCC Begins Next Phase of 5G Auction Effort; Jessica Rosenworcel Quoted

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has launched the next increment of its 5G auction program that will allow bidders to compete for their preferred allocations in the C-band spectrum. Jessica Rosenworcel, acting chairwoman of FCC, said the agency’s work on the auction is meant to help put forward and accelerate commercialization of the mid-band spectrum.

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Report: FCC Mulls Spectrum Auction Timing

The Federal Communications Commission leadership is debating when to auction the “H block” wireless spectrum and other portions known as AWS 3, The Hill newspaper reported Monday. Brendan Sasso writes FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel wants a simultaneous auction for both, which means the agency’s Wireless Communications Bureau may have to hold …

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