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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....

Crown Castle Announces Fourth Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule

HOUSTON , Jan. 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE: CCI) ("Crown Castle") announced today that it plans to release its fourth quarter 2018 results on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 , after the market closes. In conjunction with the release, Crown Castle has schedul...

Rep. Lisa Stone Barnes to tackle broadband in first term

One of the first things that North Carolina Rep. Lisa Stone Barnes wants to focus on in the legislature is "expanding broadband coverage in rural areas of her district." Barnes said that "lack of broadband access cuts her constituents off from educations and health care opportunit...

AT&T is creating a 5G hospital

AT&T is partnering with Rush University Medical Center to "create the first 5G-enabled hospital in the US. The technology is expected to speed up network communications and reduce latency to help improve care at the Chicago hospital." AT&T also announced that "it’s i...

Manteca city leaders ponder agreement for small cell towers

The city council in Manteca, CA, is considering approving a "master pole agreement for wireless providers to install cells sites on city property." The agreement "establishes a streamlined encroachment permit process. It also establishes policies for controlling location, aestheti...

Report: Charleston lags behind other SC towns in high-speed Internet availability

A report from BroadbandNow shows only 9.4 percent of Charleston County residents have access to high-quality, high-speed fiber Internet service. Meanwhile, 17.9 percent of South Carolinians can buy fiber Internet if they wish, and 27.1 percent of all Americans can. The Charleston ...

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