FCC, USAID to Collaborate on International 5G Deployment and Security
The Federal Communications Commission signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the US Agency for International Development to promote secure and open 5G networks in the developing world. Under the agreement, the FCC and USAID will promote open, interoperable, reliable, and secure Internet and digital infrastructure and advance interagency coordination on network security in developing countries. The agreement affirms the following goals and objectives:
- Promoting competition, innovation, and investment in broadband services and facilities within developing countries;
- Boosting the U.S. economy by ensuring a competitive framework for evolving communications networks and services in emerging markets;
- Encouraging the highest and best use of spectrum domestically and internationally; and
- Strengthening the defense of our Nation's communications infrastructure.
FCC, USAID to Collaborate on International 5G Deployment and Security USAID press release (US Agency for International Development)