First responders say they want better tech interoperability

by • 8 months ago

A survey of public-safety personnel found that 70% are comfortable with existing technologies, but also revealed a desire for more seamless communications.

New York State 'first' to test 5G drone technology

by • 9 months ago

Gov. Kathy Hochul said new work by a wireless consortium will ensure 5G technology can meet aviation safety requirements.

New York prepares for 5G kiosks after stinging program review

by • 10 months ago

A July report by the New York State auditor found that the LinkNYC program has not penetrated less-connected boroughs and shortchanged the city on ad revenue.

Cisco targets rural broadband expansion with North Carolina center

by • 1 year ago

Cisco executives said a new Rural Broadband Center will showcase technologies designed to reduce internet providers' costs of expanding service.

San Jose, Calif., mayor says more collaboration needed for 5G leap

by • 2 years ago

Sam Liccardo said cities need help from telecom firms and the federal government to avoid saddling citizens with the cost of 5G infrastructure.

States, local governments ask for 'large-scale' rural internet funding

by • 2 years ago

A letter asking Congress for new broadband support comes after the FCC announced plans to offer billions in incentives to companies that free up wireless spectrum for rural access.

FCC's 5G fund called 'slap in the face' to areas struggling to get 4G

by • 3 years ago

The FCC's $9 billion 5G expansion plan was criticized by lawmakers and state officials who say it lacks a clear business plan and will do little for rural areas.

FCC announces $9 billion 5G auction to replace Mobility Fund Phase II

by • 3 years ago

The FCC has confirmed through testing that carrier coverage maps are inaccurate and announced a new funding program for the next generation of wireless.

Connecticut plans 5G connections on commuter line to NYC

by • 3 years ago

Gov. Ned Lamont announced the purchase of new rail cars with antennas capable of amplifying 4G and 5G wireless signals passengers use during their commutes.