FCC Sets Comment Dates for IB Executive Branch Review Process NPRM

On Tuesday, May 19, 2020, the Commission published in the Federal Register the Public Notice seeking comment on the effect of Executive Order 13913 (“Team Telecom Executive Order”) on review of FCC applications and petitions involving foreign ownership, thus establishing the comment dates (IB Docket No. 16-155).


As a reminder, the International Bureau seeks comment on whether the Executive Order creating the Committee for Assessment of Foreign Participation in the United States Telecommunications Services Sector requires the Commission to expand the rules established in the 2016 Executive Branch Review Process NPRM (“NPRM”). The Commission also invites interested parties to update the record with new facts or circumstances since the close of the 2016 NPRM comment period.


  • Comments are due June 18, 2020.
  • Reply comments are due July 2, 2020.


For additional information please see previous blog post International Bureau Seeks Comment on Executive Branch Review Process


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