Departing FCC Chairman Pai orders some U.S. carriers to rip out and replace Huawei, ZTE equipment

The current Chairman of the FCC in the U.S. is Ajit Pai. Appointed to the position by Donald Trump, Pai will leave the FCC on January 20th, the day that the new Biden administration checks in. But that leaves Pai approximately five weeks to continue the current administration’s actions against Huawei and other Chinese manufacturers. Whether President-elect Biden reverses these orders when he moves to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue is uncertain. But the FCC has just ordered carriers that receive money from the Universal Service Fund to “rip and replace” equipment made by Huawei and ZTE.
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