If Big Telco’s do not First Succeed, They Try Try Again

The FCC formed the Broadband Development Advisory Committee earlier this year, noted HERE that failing to gain state leverage in an unfettered installation of G5 networks the big Telcos will resort to federal mussels to have unrestricted infrastructure access. According to a post at Steve Blum’s Blog the BDAC “…is top heavy with lobbyists and … Continue reading If Big Telco’s do not First Succeed, They Try Try Again

RCRC: Hearing Held on “Internet of Things”

From the RCRC Newsletter: The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation and the Internet held a hearing on expanding access to the “Internet of Things” (IoT) in rural communities.  “Beyond generating simple conveniences, Internet of Things technologies are taking on more significant and vital roles in our lives,” Chairman Roger Wicker … Continue reading RCRC: Hearing Held on “Internet of Things”

5G Barriers and a Competitive Edge

by Russ Steele A recent report by the American Consumers Institute finds that consumers will benefit in hundreds of billions of dollars that will flow from the installation of 5G broadband wireless services. The barrier to realizing these economic benefits is about $250 Billion in corporate investment and a plethora of red tape from 50 … Continue reading 5G Barriers and a Competitive Edge

Next Steps On G5 Broadband – Shot Clock on Requests [Update 11-01-17]

Leading members of the Senate Commerce Committee are gearing up for legislation aimed at helping the wireless industry's move to 5G, according to an 18-page draft bill obtained by POLITICO. The draft, which reflects input from Chairman John Thune (R-S.D.) and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), proposes harmonized shot-clock deadlines for state and local authorities to decide … Continue reading Next Steps On G5 Broadband – Shot Clock on Requests [Update 11-01-17]