Wired takes a look at the stakes in the global competition to deploy the next-generation wireless service. TECHNICAL STANDARDS FOR the next generation of wireless services aren’t even finalized, yet the US and China are already locked in a crucial race to be the first country to deploy a so-called 5G network. Or at least … Continue reading Does It Matter If China Beats The Us To Build A 5G Network?
BYTE-SIZED INTERVIEW: CTIA'S MEREDITH ATTWELL BAKER - The head of the trade group that represents wireless giants like AT&T and Verizon spoke with Margaret about next-generation 5G service and what industry wants from policymakers. Here are a few of the highlights: - How did you learn about the proposal to nationalize 5G? What was your … Continue reading G5 Update: How many mini-cells can a light pole hold?
The Heritage Foundation's Daily Signal on Government control of communications networks: National security officials reportedly are considering federal funding and construction of a faster, higher capacity nationwide wireless network to counter a similar effort by the Chinese government. But expanding government interference in telecommunications would not advance national security or technological innovation. [...] Those in … Continue reading The Federal Government Shouldn’t Build a 5G Network