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5G

Blog post
July 24, 2019, 2pm PDT
Recent reporting shows the U.S. falling behind its neighbors in both smart city deployments and 5G network rollouts—the latter of which is slated to be the connective tissue of these future cities. The news has some experts on edge.
Robert Fischer
Blog post
May 9, 2019, 5am PDT
The implementation of 5G Internet infrastructure raises fundamental questions about how private companies operate in the public realm. Don't expect easy answers.
Kayla Matthews
April 19, 2019, 10am PDT
The infrastructure required to support 5G is going to be massive, and while improvements in throughput sound great, one of the best kept – and dirtiest – secrets about 5G is the energy consumption required to support the network.
wiscav.org
Blog post
April 2, 2019, 12pm PDT
While 2019 doesn’t scream smart city revolution, we are seeing signs of significant smart city evolution.
Robert Fischer
October 30, 2018, 12pm PDT
Cities want more control over the deployment of 5G technology. The federal government has been working to limit local regulatory powers over new wireless technology.
Bloomberg
August 23, 2018, 7am PDT
Developers hope 5G infrastructure will make Frisco Station a hub for self-driving cars, air taxis, and other futuristic technologies.
Dallas News
July 6, 2018, 1pm PDT
The city of San Jose's Broadband and Digital Inclusion Strategy is leveraging the private sector to ensure broad inclusion of new Internet technology.
Smart Cities Dive
March 26, 2018, 6am PDT
Most deployment of 5G "small cells" won't get any resistance from federal regulations.
VentureBeat
October 16, 2017, 1pm PDT
A bill designed to streamline the implementation of 5G Internet infrastructure onto public poles and lights has been vetoed by California Governor Jerry Brown.
Los Angeles Times
July 7, 2017, 1pm PDT
The rollout of "5G" wireless Internet technology was already creating political controversy in local cities and communities. Then the California State Legislature proposed a bill that would streamline the approval process for 5G installations.
Los Angeles Times
March 5, 2017, 1pm PST
This year’s Mobile World Congress is all about 5G and IoT, with some handset and wearable launches. Wireless carriers and infrastructure vendors are starting to launch Gigabit broadband pilots to bring 5G class connectivity to residential users.
Cities of the Future