Posts tagged with: Competitive Carriers Association

FCC sets timelines for Huawei rip and replace reimbursement

The Federal Communications Commission has set timelines for rip and replace reimbursement, where broadband providers can apply to participate in the $1.9 billion program that covers costs for swapping out existing Huawei and ZTE network equipment and services deemed national...

Why isn’t 5G getting more broadband funding?

Between the American Rescue Plan Act, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 and the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF), billions of federal dollars are pouring in to fuel broadband deployments. But all of these funding sources have one thing in...

CCA is thrilled with Huawei rip & replace reimbursement prospect

The FCC, along with industry groups including the Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) applauded Congressional action this week to fund broadband initiatives. Overall, a bipartisan coronavirus relief package and omnibus spending bill approved by lawmakers Monday allocates $7 billion for broadband...

Congress approves $7B for broadband in Covid relief package

Late Monday, Congress approved a coronavirus relief package that includes $7 billion for a flurry of broadband initiatives including broadband access for low-income households, funding the Huawei rip and replace reimbursement program, broadband coverage mapping, and more. The Coronavirus Response and...

Huawei rip & replace rules get FCC approval

The FCC today voted unanimously to adopt rules to implement the Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act of 2019, as well as affirming its stance that Huawei is indeed a national security threat. The order that the commission voted on...

FCC opts for accuracy over speed in $9B rural 5G Fund

The Federal Communications Commission later this month will vote on a $9 billion fund to support rural 5G deployments, which decides to wait for improved mobile coverage data before holding a reverse auction.   When the commission moved the 5G...