Some health advocates are fearful of the FCC’s 5G deployment push.
has reported some local governments are dragging their feet in
approving applications to site small cells and DAS on utility and light
poles. The wireless industry is “losing patience” with “obstructionist”
municipalities, according to the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors.
NATOA represents local governments in
administrative rulings, judicial decisions, and technology issues
impacting the interests of local governments. Many of its advocacy
efforts involve emerging issues regarding broadband planning and
The Wheeler Commission has been
especially focused on broadband deployment; this July the Commission
adopted rules for wireless broadband above 24 GHz, making the U.S. the
first country to make this spectrum available for 5G mmWave technology.
The Report & Order opens up frequencies for new flexible uses that
will include mobility, internet access, point-to-point as well as
satellite use, according to Telecom Engine. Continue Reading