AT&T Announces Plans To Start Rolling Out A True 5G Network By The End Of 2018 (Update 01-05-18)

AT&T has announced plans to roll out a true 5G network in a dozen markets in accordance with the 3GPP’s recently released 5G NR (new radio) guidelines by the end of 2018. It’s nice to see that AT&T is actually working on a real 5G network, given the company’s announcement of its so-called “5G Evolution” … Continue reading AT&T Announces Plans To Start Rolling Out A True 5G Network By The End Of 2018 (Update 01-05-18)

Verizon To Use Samsung Equipment To Bring 5G Connectivity To Sacramento

Verizon will use Samsung backbone equipment to bring its new fifth-generation wireless technology to Sacramento. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) has said it expects to launch 5G service in Sacramento in the second half of this year, making the city one of the first in the country to get the residential high-speed wireless internet service. … Continue reading Verizon To Use Samsung Equipment To Bring 5G Connectivity To Sacramento

More Broadband Mapping Angst

Rep. Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.) is the latest lawmaker to say the FCC needs to step up action on broadband mapping. "My constituents have repeatedly expressed frustration with their limited access to broadband Internet, calling into question FCC's census-based maps that inaccurately claim otherwise," he wrote Thursday in a letter to Chairman Ajit Pai, criticizing the … Continue reading More Broadband Mapping Angst

Fire Proof Your Data in the Cloud

The recent Californias fire provides a good reason why you should consider cloud storage and computing services. They are all offsite from your home or business. Should your business or home burn, your data can be recovered from the cloud. Family photos, tax records, and business data will be accessible online from just about anywhere. … Continue reading Fire Proof Your Data in the Cloud

Governor Brown Veto for SB-649 “Small Cells Bill”[Updated]

Governor Brown's veto message is here: Sb_649_Veto_Message_2017 Full implementation of the G5 Networks will require small cell towers on every corner, this veto will require the cellphone providers to negotiate with every county, city, town, and village in California, which will delay the rollout of this vital technology for self-driving vehicles.  Communities that embrace the technology … Continue reading Governor Brown Veto for SB-649 “Small Cells Bill”[Updated]