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The Federal Communications Commission’s rule preempting local authority over fifth generation wireless partially took effect this week, with policy experts warning Tuesday it would constrain cities’ deployments.

A pair of orders...

Seattle officials announced Tuesday their intent to appeal in court a recent Federal Communications Commission order limiting local control over fifth generation wireless deployments, which they called "misguided" and "overreac...

Although the Federal Communications Commission moved forward Wednesday with an order curtailing local governments’ authority to regulate the rollout of fifth-generation wireless, jurisdictions are now looking at months of uncer...

September 5, 2018

A Federal Communications Commission member announced a proposed order Tuesday that would limit the fees municipalities can charge providers to deploy fifth-generation wireless infrastructure, as well as shorten application revi...

The National League of Cities has released a model code that municipal leaders can consult when deploying small cell wireless infrastructure, emphasizing local needs over federal and industry interests.

Small cells form the back...

A Federal Communications Commission panel trying to hash out model state laws guiding broadband infrastructure expansion remains mired in conflict, with local government representatives saying proposals would preempt their auth...

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