Last week, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) announced, via a news release (“the Order”), that it will ban wireless carriers from obtaining benefits from the federal Universal Service Fund (“USF”) if they purchase new telecom equipment originating from companies deemed a national security threat.  The Order specifically includes the much-scrutinized Chinese telecom giants Huawei Technologies …

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