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San Diego, USMC Partner on Regional Smart City Initiatives

The city of San Diego and the U.S. Marine Corps have entered into an agreement to collaborate on various smart city initiatives, including programs involving renewable energy, drones and smart streetlights, according to the Mayor's Office. The city and the Corps will soon begin fo...

State small cell bill meets opposition

Maryland’s HB 654 has been critiqued by opponents that say it “would supersede local ordinances and regulations, limiting local government authority over the installation of small cell equipment and poles in the public ROWs.” From an industry standpoint, Crown Ca...

5G means you’ll have to say goodbye to your location privacy

Fast Company reported on concerns with 5G privacy, stating “There is one major–and unavoidable–drawback to 5G: It’s going to cost you your location privacy. Anyone with access to your ISP’s cell tower data will be able to hone in on your exact locatio...

Trump campaign pushes government intervention on 5G

President Donald Trump's reelection team is backing a controversial plan to give the government a role in managing America's next-generation 5G wireless networks—bucking the free market consensus view of his own administration and sparking wireless industry fears of national...

Five Myths About 5G, Debunked

A Wall Street Journal employee debunked several myths surrounding what 5G can and can’t do. He noted that 5G will enhance the user experience of other technologies by connecting devices, automating manufacturing, and its low latency connections. 5G’s low latencies will...

South Portland broadband plan could hit funding snag

An action plan for using $436,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds received unanimous City Council approval Tuesday night in Portland, ME. However, the plan to be submitted to the Cumberland County Commissioners, and eventually the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban De...

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