Panasonic iPro Asks For Huawei Chips To Be Exempt From FCC Ban

By John Honovich, Published Sep 23, 2021, 08:54am EDT (Info+)

Panasonic's multi-year effort to support ongoing Huawei Hisilicon chip usage continues, with the company's attorneys asking the US government for them to be exempt from the FCC ban.

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In 2018, right after the NDAA ban was passed, Panasonic Lied About Not Using Huawei. In 2020, Panasonic Hid its Huawei usage. Now, in 2021, Huawei is petionining the US government as the FCC works on its own ban plan.

Inside this note, we examine Panasonic iPro's move and contrast it to the overwhelming consensus on the matter.

FCC **********

** ********* ****,********* ********* * *-**** ******* ** the ********* *** ************* ** *** ******** rule:

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*** **** ***** **** ********* ****** is ******* ************* **** ******* ********* (i.e., ******) *** ******** ** *** in *** ******** ***:

** ******* ***(*)(*)(*) ** *** ******** Rule, “******* ****** **** ************** ** an ********* *************,” *** ******** **** identifies ******* ******* ****** **** ************* compliance **** ********* ************* **********. *** Proposed **** ****** ** ****:

******* ****** ************* **** *** ****** from ********************** ***** ******* **.**. ******** of ******************** ******* ******, ********** ******* chops [***], *** *************** **** *** completely ******** ** * ******* **** do ************* * ***** *******. ***** include ******** *************** ******, ******** **** drives, ******** **** *************** ******, *** boards, *** ***** ********.************* *** ** sold ** *** ******* ****** ** tomanufacturers *** ************* **** * ***** product.

Specifically ******

** *** ******* / ******* *** clarification, ********* ************ ******* ** ******, saying:

** ******* **** ** ******** *** Covered ****’* *********** ** “******* ********* or ********” ********* ******************equipment ******** ** ****** Technologies Company, the Commission drew from the language of subsections (1) and (3) of the definition of “covered telecommunications equipment or services” set forth in 48 C.F.R. 4.2101. i-PRO requests the Commission’s confirmation that i-PRO’s interpretation of the Covered List’s description of “covered equipment or services” produced ** ****** ************ Company is correct. [emphasis added]

********* **** *** **** ********* *** Hisilicon ** ******'* ******* **** ******** and ** **** ********* *** **** used ** ****, *** *** ***, of *** ******.

NDAA ********

*** **** ********* '*********** ** ********* **********' ******** by ******* ********* **** ** ******, as *** ******* ***** *****:

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**** *** ******* ********* ** *********, manufacturers **** ************** ********* ** ** apply ** ****** ********* ***** **** in ***** *******. *** *******, **** Huawei ****-*** ******* / *** ******* a **** ** **** ********* ******* whose ******** ******* ** *** ***** Huawei ********* *****.

Risk ** *** ***

*** ******** *** *** ***** ******* impact ***** ***** ****** ********* ***** because **** ***** ***** ******** ****** having ***** ************** ******* ** *** being ******* ** ********* *** *********-***** devices.

** *********'* *****, ** *** *** interprets '*************' / '**********' ********* **** the ****, ** ** ******** **** Panasonic ****** ***** ******** ***** ** NDAA ****** *** *** '*** ******'. We **** **** ** ********** ******** yet **** *** *** ** **** topic, **** *********'* ******* ***** *****.

Huawei ********* **** ** ***** *********

***********, ****** ********* ***** ** ******** down, ****** *************, ** *** ********* of ** ********* ************* ********* ******** **** **********. ******* ************* (** *** ******* of *****) *** ************ ***** ** other *** *********, **** ******* ** the **** ***, *** ** ***** product *********.

****** ********* *** **** ***** *** ways ** ******* ** *** ***** and ****** **** *** **********, **** usage *** ********* **** **********.

Panasonic *******

*********'* ***** *********** ** ***** ************ either *** *** *** ****** ********* (e.g., ********, *****) ** *** ****** usage *** (*.*., ****, ******). ********* continued ******* ** ****** ***** *** a ********** ****, ***** ** *** been **** **** * ***** (*** NDAA *** ****** ** ****** ****) that ********* ***** *** **** ****** known ** ** * ****.

********* *-*** ****** *** **** *********** problems ** ** ******** / ******** *** ********* ***** next ****. ** ** **** *** *** responds ** **********' *******, ** **** update ****.

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* ***** *** ******* ***** ** their ******* ***** **** ** *** sand *** ****** ** ****** ********* or ***** **** *** *** ** claiming **** ** *** *** **. There *** ** **** ************* **** have ***** ****, *** **** ***** they *** *******. ** *** *****, they **** **** ***** *** ***, yet **** *** ***** ******** ** to **** **** **** *** *** hisilicon. **** * **** **** **** grace **** * *** **** ** OEMing ** ********** *** * **-****.

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******. **** ***'* **** ** *** this *** **** ** *** * good **** *** ****. **** **** been ************ *** ****** *** **** seriously *** ******* ***** ***.

** ** ** *** ***** ** is ********* ** ***** **** **** tell *** ** ** **********.

*** ****** ******* *** ** ***** recent ****** ****** ***** ****** *** Panasonic ** ******* *****, *** ********* SOC's?

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***** ********** *** *********** ** * science, *** **** ** ***. *** can "******" **** *.*** *** *.*** a ***. **** **** "*** ******" comparisons *** *** ****.

** ******* ***'* *** ****** **** good. *-****, ****, *** ** ****. Artifacts, **** * ***** "***********". ***** bandwidth **********, *** ******* **** ***'* as ****.

**** ****, ** ***** **** **** be ** ********** ********* ******** ****** to ***** **'*, ********** *********, ****** around ** **** ****. ***** ** supply. ***** **....

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** ******* ***'* *** ****** **** good. *-****, ****, *** ** ****.

********* *** *** ********* **** ** an ***********. **** *** **** ********* than ****** *** *-**** *** ********* charges ***** **** ****** *** *** cameras ** *** *** ** **** of * ******** ******* ** ** would ** *** * ******* **** specializes ** ******* $*** *******.

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***.. ***. **** ** "***********" *** event ** *** ********** ********** ********* from *********. **, **'** **** ** why *** ****, ****, ***** ** internally *********, *********, **********. *** *****...

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**** ** "***********" *** ***** ** had ********** ********** ********* **** *********.

**** ***** *** *** ****** ** make? **** **** *** ******** **. A ****** ************ ****** **** *** own ******** / *** *** ********* video / ************* **** ******* **** abstracts **** *** ********** ** ***.

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**'** ***** ******* *********. ** ****** to "***" *** ********** ** ***** M-Star, **** *********, *******. ** ******, as **** ** *****. ******* ********** too.

** ***** ** **** **** ******* on ********* ****** ** ******* ******/********* could ** *** **** ******** ********* reasons. ****'* ***.

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** ***** ** **** **** ******* on ********* ****** ** ******* ******/********* could ** *** **** ******** ********* reasons. ****'* ***.

**** ***** ******* ******* (*) ****** chips *** **** ********* **** ********* or ***** ***-***** ***** ***** *** (2) ** ***** ************* ** ******* models **** *** *** ** *******?

**'** ***** ******* *********. ** ****** to "***" *** ********** ** ***** M-Star, **** *********, *******. ** ******, as **** ** *****

*** *** ***** *******, ** ** clear, **** ****** ** ********. *******'* network ************* ****** *** ****** ********* on **** *** *** **.

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** - ** * *** ** bet **'* ****** *********, ** *** suggested, *** * ******** ****** ** CYA **** *******/****. * ***'* *** this ** *********.

** *** ****** ****, **** *** say "******** *****" ** * ********** person, ** ****, **** ******* **** "Psychical *** ***"... (**** *** * joke).

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**** *** *** **** ** ******* to *********’* *********?

*** ** **** ***’*, ***** ********* push ***** ****** **** ***** **************, and *** *** ***’* ******* ** a ***** ********?

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*** *** ****** ** *** *** doesn't **** ** *******. ***, *** FCC *****'* ********, *** **** ***** recommend ********** ** * ******* *********. 3rd- **, ******* ********** ** *** Federal ********** *** ******* ** **** see ***, ***** *** ******.

**** - **** ** **** * simple **** ****.

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**** *********! * ***** ** ******* them *****, ******** **** **** **** to ****** **.

**** *** *** **** ** ******* to *********’* *********?

**, **** ***'* - **** *** submitted ** * ******* ** *** FCC *** *** *** *** *****'* respond ** **** *** ***** *******, instead ** ****** *** '***** ********' to ***** ******** ******** **** ***** parties. ********** *** **** *********** *** "**** *******" **** ** makes ********* *** *** *****:

** **** ***** **** ****** ******** can ** **** ******* ** *** decisions. *** ****** *** ******** * better *** *** ** ** ******* our ********* ** ** *** ***** out ******** **** *** ******** **** we *** *** ***. *** ***** are ******** ******* ****** *************.

*** **** *****:

*** ** **** ***’*, ***** ********* push ***** ****** **** ***** **************, and *** *** ***’* ******* ** a ***** ********?

*********, ********* ******* ***** **** ***** own ************** ** **** ******** ***** since *** ** ************* **** ***** *** ********* '*******' ********* ******** *****/********** *** any ****** ******* ** *****.

*** ***** ******* ** **** ** will **** ** **** ***** *** full *** *** ** ******** ***** the *** ***** **** ************* *** the ********, ***** ********, ***, ***** will ** ******.

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****** *.*.!

*** *** *****, *** ****?

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***** ******** *** **** ** ******, just **** ****** ********. **** *** due ******* ** ****** ****:

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*** ** ****** ********:

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**** **** **** ******* *** ******* of ********* ***** ******* ** ****** Huawei. **** * ****** ****** *** they ********* **** *** ******* ** 100% *********. ** ** *** ** through **** *********** *** ****** *******, why ***** *** ***, ****** *****, petition *** *** ** ***** *** chipset **** *** **** ******* ** now ** *******? ** ** **** seems **** **** **** ********** ********** from *** ****. ** ***'* **** them ********* *** ****, ** ****'* actions *** ***** *********. **** ** a ******* ****** ******* *** *** this ** * *********** ******* *** no ******* ****** **** ****.

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* ******* ***** ** **** *** other ********, **** *** ******** ***% compliance, *** ** *******, ***** ** how ******** **** ** ************ *** act, **** *** ***** ***** ********* chips. **** *** *********** ** **** they *** ******** ** *** *** banned ******** ******** **** **** *** not * ****** *** ****** *** it ** **** * *********. * wonder *** ***** ****** ***** *********** that ***** ** ** ********* ******** reworked ***** ********??

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***, *******. **** ***** ** ***** otherwise.

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**** **** **** **** **** **** compliant, ****, *** ***** *** ***** integrators ****** ** *** ******* ** show *** ****** ********. *** ****'* management ****** ** ******* ****** ** think **** ***'* ****** *****? ** get ****** *****, **** ***** ********.

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