With remote instruction the new normal, focus on ultrafast digital access

5G networks would boost speed, better serve multiuser households Since the start of the coronavirus, we have seen students across the country navigate the challenge of transitioning to at-home, virtual learning. Now, students stream videos, receive digital assignments, live chat with teachers and peers, and learn new material through dynamic media in an unprecedented fashion….

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5G is Coming

Wireless infrastructure is getting overwhelmed. Data usage is growing exponentially and the global pandemic is generating more demand for connectivity. Inconveniences like frozen Zoom screens or inability to text or place calls illustrate the growing strain. Looking to sell policy makers and community stakeholders on wireless 5G networks, Maryland’s technology, civic and business leaders announced…

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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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