DIY or Go Without Broadband: Part Two

  In Part One, I described how the Gold County Broadband Consortia started a neighborhood broadband validation project with paper surveys at the County Fair. Other Broadband Consortia have used similar methods to collect ground truth coverage and speeds. Other’s have automated the process putting the survey forms online. One example HERE. This online form … Continue reading DIY or Go Without Broadband: Part Two

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5G Fees and Approval Time Under Review at FCC

Carr Teases Next Steps On Infrastructure - Fresh off his work on regulatory reviews for small cell installations, Republican FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr said Thursday he's turning his attention to state and local reviews for the 5G equipment. In a speech at CTIA's Race to 5G Summit, Carr hit on the biggest complaints from wireless … Continue reading 5G Fees and Approval Time Under Review at FCC

Next Century Cities Mayors Press FCC On 5G

Mayors and local officials from over 35 cities are pressing the FCC to include more local input as it develops plans to expand broadband deployment and establish 5G infrastructure. In a letter led by Next Century Cities, the officials criticize the agency for its efforts to restrict local involvement in such efforts. "The Commission currently … Continue reading Next Century Cities Mayors Press FCC On 5G