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FCC Equipment Security Order Seen Facing Likely Legal Challenges

Chinese companies appear likely to take the FCC to court with the commissioners approving, as expected, a draft order to further clamp down on gear from Chinese companies, preventing the sale of yet-to-be authorized equipment in the U.S. The order…Subscribe to Read >>

Space SPAC Wave Seen Having Largely Crested

The slew of space-related special-purpose acquisition company transactions has slowed to a trickle and isn't likely to pick back up soon, space investment experts told us. Some space companies remain bullish on SPACs as the best route to an initial…Subscribe to Read >>

Mass. Net Neutrality Bill to Return with Democrats in Control

Complete Democratic control in Massachusetts could make it easier to pass net neutrality and other bills, state Sen. James Eldridge (D) said in an interview last week. Democrats gained trifectas in four states in the Nov. 8 election. Computer Communications…Subscribe to Read >>

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Sohn Supporters, Opponents Eye Lame-Duck Confirmation Push Amid Busy September

The Senate is highly unlikely to act on FCC nominee Gigi Sohn before the November election amid a busy legislative calendar and a campaign-centric atmosphere on Capitol Hill that’s made confirmation next to impossible for any Biden administration picks who…Read More >>

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