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Verizon 5G coming to Panama City

Congressman Neal Dunn and leaders from Verizon toured the Panama City area Friday to plan the groundbreaking move of preparing to launch 5G. "They're building on a 5G, true 5G mobile network so that once we get the appropriate phones and equipment you can actually work at 5G speed...

$1M grant will fund broadband extension to New Carlisle

Efforts to create a new industrial park near New Carlisle have received a $1 million boost from the federal government. It was announced Friday that 24.4 miles of new fiber optic cable would be extended through western St. Joseph County and by the Navistar Proving Grounds left beh...

Senate vote unanimous for state broadband office

A statewide broadband office would be created under legislation passed by the Washington state Senate in a unanimous vote March 6. Senate Bill 5511 would establish the Governor’s Statewide Broadband Office, require the Public Works Board to create a grant and loan program, a...

When Google fiber abandons your city as a failed experiment

Google Fiber started a relationship with Louisville in 2015. After a two-year delay and negotiations over its rollout, the company adopted a cost-effective plan to bring ultrafast internet speeds to Louisville. This February, only 16 months after it turned on its service, Google F...

Senators: FCC should diversify broadband mapping data sources

A bipartisan quartet of senators has introduced a bill to improve the FCC’s broadband coverage maps. The Improving Broadband Mapping Accuracy Act requires the FCC to launch a rulemaking, which includes collecting and vetting public comment, on whether to use consumer-reporte...

Is 5G technology coming to New Orleans? City Council approves framework that could make it happen

The New Orleans City Council signed off Thursday on rules governing wireless networks that will soon be operating locally — technology that council members said could aid their use of data to drive government decisions and put New Orleans on a par with other forward-looking ...

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