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

by • 8 months 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 • 1 year 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 • 2 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 • 2 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 • 2 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.

5G promises to bring 21st-century infrastructure — and fun with robots

by • 2 years ago

At a smart cities conference in Atlanta, 5G was called as essential to cities today as sewers were in the 19th century. In the suburbs, it meant dancing robots.

Three 5G ideas named semifinalists in D.C. challenge

by • 2 years ago

Three semifinalists will demonstrate their solutions in front of judges on Oct. 2 to determine who wins the $20,000 prize.

Court rejects FCC order bypassing 5G build reviews on tribal lands

by • 2 years ago

Telecommunications companies will need to pass environmental and historical reviews before installing wireless equipment, after all.

FCC announces $20 billion for rural broadband providers, schedules third 5G auction

by • 2 years ago

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said the new fund will bring internet access to 4 million homes. He also announced a new 5G spectrum auction, to be held Dec. 10.