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
by Russ Steele One of the broadband challenges in the Sierra is our tree covered hills and steep valleys, making an accurate line of sight between the transmitting and the receiving antenna difficult and in some cases impossible. 5G systems will be operating an even higher millimeter wave spectrum than the frequencies currently used for … Continue reading 5G in Sierra Neighborhoods
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”
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
Here is short video With Everything You Need to Know About 5G from the IEEE. Published in February 2017.
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]
BY KISH RAJAN in the Sac Bee. California missed an opportunity to bring our mobile communications networks into the modern age with Gov. Jerry Brown’s veto of Senate Bill 649, which could have paved the way for 5G to spread across the state. Brown blocked the bill because he believed it took too much power … Continue reading California must try again on 5G upgrade