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As New Orleans rolls out first 5G devices, some residents see an unwelcome addition

In light of small cell deployments throughout New Orleans, there is a debate over safety concerns. Some residents have expressed concern over the devices’ proximity to homes. One resident, Harvey Stern, opposes the devices “chiefly because he is concerned about the eff...

5G is how CEO of wireless infrastructure company spells opportunity

Crown Castle CEO Jay Brown spoke with Texas Inc. about Crown’s progress in deploying fifth generation wireless technology. When asked how the rollout of 5G is going in Houston and other cities, Brown responded, “In Houston and other large cities, we’re focused on...

$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...

Plainfield approves spending $400K for broadband network

During a Town Hall meeting last Tuesday, 133 of the town’s 471 registered voters unanimously approved spending $400,000 for the construction of a town-owned broadband network. “We did this to make sure that we can pay the bill the day that construction begins,” s...

Towers of power: federal, state and local governments vie for control of 5G

5G networks require the installation of small cells to improve wireless coverage and provide the necessary infrastructure to support the faster speeds and benefits that the 5th generation will bring. While some towns and cities have been receptive to companies like Crown Castle th...

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...

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