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Lack of funding poses challenges for expanding broadband access in Pa.

"A group representing rural Pennsylvanians says expanding high speed broadband internet access in the state needs to be a priority this year," but acknowledged that funding for infrastructure upgrades continues to be an imposition. Vince Philips with the Pennsylvania State Grange,...

Sami Badri, Credit Suisse explains direct and indirect beneficiaries of 5G

At the CapRE Fourth Annual Greater Seattle & Pacific Northwest Data Center Summit, keynote speaker Sami Bardi, senior analyst at Credit Suisse, spoke about his 5G research. Bardi highlighted companies that are directly, positively impacted by the 5G adoption rate, including AT...

Speaker backs rural broadband proposal

Georgia House Speaker David Ralston announced that he "supports a plan to fund rural broadband by sticking a new tax on e-books, steaming services and other digital goods while lowering an existing tax on traditional services such as landlines and cable TV." In a statement discuss...

Broadband reforms welcome, but public must remain vigilant

The Sun Community News Editorial Board published an editorial highlighting concerns about New York State’s broadband program. The editorial encouraged "local lawmakers to develop a systemic structure to capture and direct all telecommunications-related concerns" from residen...

Big Cable’s ‘10G’ campaign betrays a fear of wireless 5G

At CES 2019, the NCTA and other cable groups announced a new 10G initiative. Unlike 5G, the 10G branding "isn’t referring to a generational count, but rather the kind of network that the various global cable groups are hoping to achieve: 10 gigabits." Michael Powell, the pre...

City Council votes to approve 5G in city limits

Sioux Falls "will be one of the first in cities South Dakota – and possibly among the first in the nation – to roll out 5G technology." Verizon Wireless has been given the go-ahead from city council to install "small cell technology" on poles and parks around the city....

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