Cleveland disputes AT&T’s claims that “a lack of urgency” is hindering 5G development, rebuts foot-dragging complaint

On Wednesday, Mayor Frank Jackson’s administration disputed AT&T’s contention that inaction by the city has thwarted the company’s efforts to invest millions into a 5G network in Cleveland. The city granted nearly all the permits AT&T requested for new fiber lines, Jackson’s interim chief of staff, Sharon Dumas, wrote in a letter to the company. Permit requests for "small cell" antennas needed to help deliver signals to customers were sent to the city just seven days before AT&T sent its Feb. 8 letter accusing the city of "a lack of urgency," the letter states. "I want to assure you that the Jackson administration has been working, and continues to work, to position the city for the future," Dumas wrote.

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