Fighting Chinese cyber-espionage could cost U.S. 5G dominance
The dilemma presents the latest — and perhaps fiercest — technological showdown between Washington and Beijing to date.
American companies protest FCC pressure on Huawei
“Ripping out and replacing” a raft of Chinese-made telecom gear won’t be easy, a group of American companies protested to the Federal Communication Commission (FCC). A collective of trade groups representing smaller American service providers joined with prominent Chinese telecom Huawei in slamming the FCC’s proposal to ban American telecoms from using federal subsidies to purchase Chinese-made equipment.
Wyden calls for FCC investigation into cell-phone tracking used by law enforcement
Democratic Senator Ron Wyden has asked the Federal Communications Commission to investigate revelations that U.S. law enforcement officials have access to a tracking service that can geolocate almost any phone in the country.
Moving the federal workforce into the next decade
FCC Deputy CIO John Skudlarek talks with Carten Cordell on the host of initiatives the commission is undertaking to transform the way its employees meet their missions.
Potential for backdoors in foreign telecom gear draws FCC's attention
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai wants to bar U.S. telecommunications providers from buying equipment and services he says could give foreign-government hackers a foothold into the supply chain.
Fake FCC statement posted to agency's website stokes security worries
Uploading files to FCC.gov is an easy way to make a fake statement look more legitimate.