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Cities will sue FCC to stop $2 billion giveaway to wireless carriers

After FCC vote, cities try to restore local control over 5G fees and equipment. JON BRODKIN – 10/3/2018, 8:52 AM Cities are planning to sue the Federal Communications Commission over its decision to preempt local rules on deployment of 5G wireless equipment. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and City Attorney Pete Holmes yesterday said their city […]

The 5G wireless revolution will come, if your city council doesn’t block it first

Danny Crichton / Apr 26, 2018 The excitement around 5G is palpable at the Brooklyn 5G Summit this week, and for good reason. Once the province of academic engineers, there is increasingly a consensus emerging among technology leaders that millimeter-wave technology is ready for prime time. Yet there remain large barriers to a successful rollout, particularly at the local […]

5G Cell Service Is Coming. Who Decides Where it Goes?

  A concept design, left, and two other designs showing how streetlights and utility poles can be modified with equipment,  often accompanied by a container on the ground that can be disguised as a mailbox, to deliver 5G cellular signals. Credit From left: Crown Castle International; Scientists for Wired Technology; City of Lincoln, Neb   […]

Long Islanders Sue Over Health Concerns About New Cellphone Towers

October 19, 2017 6:48 PM MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Long Island residents are raising health concerns as cellphone transmission equipment continues to be installed in many areas. As CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reported, some neighbors are joining together to fight towers going up close to their homes, schools and houses of worship. Jodi and Peter Abraham anxiously clutched their just-filed […]

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