Super-fast 5G may be live in Miami by Super Bowl

Commissioners in Audrey Edmonson’s Chairwoman’s Policy Council voted 4-0 last Tuesday to permit Verizon Wireless, AT&T and Crown Castle to attach 5G small cell antennas to county poles on public rights-of-way. If approved May 7, the companies will pay $150 yearly per small cell attachment on county property, including wood and metal poles, utility cables and streetlights. Crown Castle Government Affairs Manager Jessica Fernandez said “where no poles or similar infrastructure exists, the small cells will be ‘camouflaged’ to look like common features like mailboxes.”

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