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Connectivity is at the core
of everything we do.

Whether we’re at work, at home, or on-the-go, we rely on wireless technology to communicate in our everyday lives.

Whether it’s boosting service at a packed football stadium, powering a smart city, or transforming healthcare with remote surgeries and advancements in mobile care—next-generation networks, such as 5G, are our future.

5G is an exciting opportunity for Maryland. With the right combination of technologies and infrastructure investment across the state, we can create connected communities and prepare for innovative technologies.

About Our Partners

MD5G’s partners are committed leaders united by the mission to educate and advocate for a better-connected Maryland.

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How 5G Benefits You

The shift in the way we communicate has evolved rapidly in the last few years. We depend on mobile data to operate efficiently in our daily lives. The revolution to 5G will deliver data at rates 20x faster than the infrastructure in place today enabling new technologies and innovations to thrive. In the coming years, 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT) will power how we live—and how we work—in even more ways.


5G in the News

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The 5G Health Hazard That Isn’t

How one scientist and his inaccurate chart led to unwarranted fears of wireless technology. …

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5G is knocking on Md.’s door — but we’re not answering

Legislation that would have established statewide standards in Maryland to streamline the permitting and installation of new high-tech equipment so Internet and wireless cell phone providers can offer a faster, more reliable service known as 5G has once again been rejected and the interested parties encouraged to develop a consensus….

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Proposal to allow 5G antennas deferred until June

Montgomery County Council Member Hans Riemer will defer a zoning amendment to allow 5G antennas in residential areas — the latest delay in an ongoing effort to accommodate what’s been billed as the “next generation” in cellular technology.

Riemer, the committee chair, argued that Montgomery County has fallen behind nearby jurisdictions by failing to adapt more permissive zoning codes toward 5G antennas. The technology employs streamlined radio equipment — often placed on existing utility poles — to boost cellular connectivity….

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Be a part of the movement

Unlocking the possibilities of 5G requires the support of committed individuals, businesses, community leaders, and non-profits like you. Sign up to learn more about the MD5G Partnership and how we can advocate for the future of wireless technology and grow Maryland’s innovation economy.

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