FCC Bans Huawei and ZTE Devices

Commission cites national security concerns.

On Friday, Commissioner Brendan Carr announced that the Federal Communications Commissioner is banning the sale and import of new telecommunications devices produced by Huawei and ZTE to protect U.S. national security.

Commissioner Carr stated, “Our unanimous decision represents the first time in FCC history that we have voted to prohibit the authorization of new equipment based on national security concerns.“

FCC Chair Jessica Rosenworcel the new rules “are an important part of our ongoing actions to protect the American people from national security threats involving telecommunications.”

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For FCC commissioners as they address national security concerns regarding foreign products.
  • For Jessica Rosenworcel to seek God’s guidance as she heads the commission.
  • For the president and his national security advisors to be discerning in their decisions and actions.

Sources: Federal Communications Commission, Axios


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