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Verizon wants you to pitch 5G to local officials

Verizon’s new ‘Let’s 5G" initiative is positioned as a resource on what 5G will offer communities and to "help citizens lobby their elected officials for 5G, potentially reducing the bottlenecks caused by sluggish local action." The site notes all 5G equipment is...

SpaceX seeks FCC OK for 1 million satellite broadband Earth stations

SpaceX is seeking US approval to deploy up to 1 million Earth stations to receive transmissions from its planned satellite broadband constellation. The Federal Communications Commission last year gave SpaceX permission to deploy 11,943 low-Earth orbit satellites for the planned St...

Rural Georgians hope to finally see faster Internet speeds

Georgia’s General Assembly is considering a proposal that could bring broadband service to rural areas of the state. The proposal would allow the electric cooperatives — and some telephone cooperatives — to provide broadband service. Statewide, at least 626,070 G...

Facing opposition, Amazon reconsiders N.Y. headquarters site, two officials say

Amazon is reconsidering its plan to build a new campus in New York City following "a wave of political and community opposition." While the announcement was initially hailed as an "economic triumph" by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, "the pro...

Local executives prod Bowser to speed up 5G regulations

Several tech executives in Washington, D.C., including Upside Business Travel founder Scott Case and Legends of Learning co-founder Sandy Roskes, are urging D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser to "speed up the regulatory process laying the groundwork for next-generation wireless networks&hel...

Fort Collins municipal broadband will offer first service in August

The city of Fort Collins’, CO municipal broadband enterprise, Fort Collins Connexion, will connect its first customers to high-speed internet this August. While construction began in November 2018 and the Fort Collins Connexion Broadband Business Plan calls for a constructio...

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