California cities take a giant step backward on 5G

CALinnovates described the city of Los Angeles’s new street restoration fee and San Rafael’s recently passed small cell ordinance as "disappointing" examples of policies that stand to negatively impact California’s 5G future. The piece concludes that, "Obstructionist regulations by cities … are denying their residents access to the fastest and most reliable wireless networks, forcing local businesses to compete using outdated technology, and costing their first responders the best access to life-saving technology. Without updated infrastructure and policies in place, we’re all going to be losing out."

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