Verizon announces 5G connectivity is coming to Baltimore City

Verizon announced Tuesday that 5G connectivity is coming to Baltimore City, making it the first city in Maryland to get the high-speed wireless tech. And the sky’s the limit when it comes to how it could innovate the city. “Sometimes it gets congested in that Inner Harbor area so, you know having that smart meter…

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U.S Court Upholds FCC Cap on 5G Small Cell Fees in Win for Wireless Carriers

A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a 2018 decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to cap fees for wireless carriers to deploy “small cells” essential to the adoption of next-generation 5G networks. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco largely upheld the three orders the FCC adopted in 2018 to…

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MD5G Partnership Launches in Support of 5G Deployment throughout Maryland

Today, a group of Maryland’s technology, civic and business leadership announced the formation of the MD5G Partnership—a coalition to create more connected communities through communications infrastructure and 5G—the next-generation of connectivity. Current members of the MD5G Partnership include: Maryland Tech Council, Greater Baltimore Committee, Northeast Maryland Tech Council, Greater Washington Board of Trade, Verizon, Ports…

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Montgomery County should not let junk science stop 5G

For months now, the new administration in Montgomery County has promised to make the county more friendly to business. It has done a lot of talking to the business community and said a lot of the right things….

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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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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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Ericsson breaks 5G millimeter wave speed record with 4.3Gbps downloads

Given the recently rapid pace of major tech innovations, it’s easy to forget that only several years have passed since it became feasible to stream 4K videos over wired home broadband connections. Now Ericsson says its latest 5G hardware will be able to transfer a full hour of 4K video in as little as 14 seconds, with consumer availability coming later this year….

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