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Threats to U.S. Networks: Oversight of Chinese Government-Owned Carriers

  • Author(s):
  • Rob Portman
  • Tom Carper

Information and telecommunications technologies bring the world closer together, allowing individuals and businesses nearly everywhere in the world to communicate with each other. The expansion of global telecommunications networks, in particular, acts as a driving force of economic development by affording individuals unprecedented access to information and opportunities. Understanding the increasing interconnectedness of society, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”)—the federal agency tasked with regulating the U.S. telecommunications industry—strives to open U.S. markets to foreign telecommunications carriers, where doing so is in the country’s public interest. As a result, foreign-owned carriers have established operations within the United States.

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Publisher:Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Published:August 4, 2020
Copyright:Public Domain

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