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Local governments hit FCC with three 5G lawsuits

by Benjamin Freed • 3 weeks ago

Twenty-two West Coast cities and counties are challenging a recent federal ruling that restricts what municipalities can charge phone companies for installing next-generation wireless equipment.

Cities are preparing to sue FCC over new 'unlawful' 5G antenna rules

by Benjamin Freed • 2 months ago

The mayor of Seattle, a leading city in the dispute, announced it will appeal rules she called an "overreach by the Trump administration."

Cities object to FCC's new rules on 5G rollout

by Benjamin Freed • 2 months ago

"The FCC is threatening the public’s right to control public property," New York City CIO Samir Saini wrote.

Indianapolis to become fourth city with 5G internet service from Verizon this year

by Mark Satter • 3 months ago

The city will join Houston, Los Angeles, and Sacramento to be among the first to offer the high-speed wireless service by the end of the year.

Cities and towns do not like the 5G bill slipping through Pennsylvania's legislature

by Benjamin Freed • 4 months ago

The bill would put strict caps on what municipal utilities could charge phone companies to install small-cell antennas.

5G technology will be the backbone of smart cities, as long as it's secured, retired generals say

by Benjamin Freed • 4 months ago

Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander James L. Jones and retired Air Force Major General Robert Wheeler were both optimistic that the next wave of wireless technology will be the safest.

San Jose secures new wireless technology investment from Verizon

by Mark Satter • 5 months ago

The phone company will install small cells throughout the city, and will also provide local officials with resources to manage traffic and parking.

NYC advances citywide 5G deployment with call to vendors

by Mark Satter • 5 months ago

The city's technology agency has released a request for proposals calling on vendors to make offers on a project expected to vastly improve wireless connectivity for residents.

AT&T pumps $2 billion into FirstNet's rural coverage

by Ryan Johnston • 6 months ago

The company says it expects many public safety agencies and commercial customers will begin switching to its service as the public safety network is expanded in under-connected regions.

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