Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Micron Releases the P1 NVMe QLC Solid State Drive
Samsung Expands Exynos and ISOCELL Brands to Include Automotive-Grade Solutions
Facebook Bans Misinformation on Voting Methods on Its Sites
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65
New Cyber-shot HX99 Is Possibly the World's Smallest Travel High Zoom Camera
New Palm Phone Is About the Size of a Credit Card
HP Arms ZBooks with Intel Core i9 Processors
Dell Expands UltraSharp Monitor Family With New UltraSharp 49-inch Dual QHD Monitor
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Mobiles > FCC Lim...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
FCC Limits Fees for 5G Infrastructure Deployment

The Federal Communications Commission decided to limit fees that wireless companies can be charged for permission to install 5G wireless network antennas.

This action, underscores the FCC's commitment to ensuring that the United States wins the global race to 5G.

The first part of the Commission's decision, a Declaratory Ruling, focuses primarily on local fees for the authorizations necessary to deploy small wireless facilities.

The FCC also tightened deadlines for localities to consider applications to put antennas on publicly owned poles, or install new gear beside sidewalks and in medians.

The change affects procedures around so-called small cells that will be spaced every few blocks and carry signals for 5G, which will perform as much as 100 times faster than the current 4G standard. FCC says the antennas involved are the size of a backpack, but some of the gear is the size of a refrigerator, and new poles can be four stories tall.

"Big-city taxes on 5G slow down deployment there and also jeopardize the construction of 5G networks in suburbs and rural America," said FCC Chairman Ajit Pai. "And when a municipality fails to act promptly on applications, it can slow down deployment in many other localities."

Wireless companies are rushing to deploy 300,000 or more antennas in the coming years as they chase market share, in part by being first with the speedy 5G network.

However, groups representing cities, mayors, counties and regional bodies asked the the FCC to reject the measure. New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and other cities objected, saying the FCC's measure would stand in the way of agreements for companies to spread 5G service throughout jurisdictions.

Under the FCC order, cities couldn't charge more than it costs them to process applications and manage rights-of-way -- an amount the agency estimated at $270. This amount is far short of charges in some cities, such as New York and San Jose, California.

The FCC also tightened to 60 days, from 90, the time limit for localities to review new small antennas on existing structures, and placed a 90-day limit for considering new installations, down from 150 days. The 90- and 150-day limits still apply to the large, traditional cell towers that can stand 200 feet tall.

Uber to Pay $148 million Over 2016 Data Breach        All News        iPhone Xs Max Estimated to Cost Apple $20 More in Materials Than Last Year's Smaller iPhone X
LG Unveils Teasers of the 5-camera V40 ThinQ Smartphone     Mobiles News      iPhone Xs Max Estimated to Cost Apple $20 More in Materials Than Last Year's Smaller iPhone X

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Smartphone Makers Seek for Thermal Management Solutions for Upcoming 5G Models
Intel Puts High Hopes on 5G
Verizon to Launch of 5G Internet and TV Service in October
Qualcomm and Ericsson Conduct 3GPP-compliant 5G NR mmWave OTA Call with a Mobile Form Factor Device
Chinese Xiaomi and Oppo to Launch 5G Handsets Early Next Year
Australia Bans Huawei from 5G Mobile Network
Samsung Exynos Modem 5100 Is the First 5G Modem Fully Compliant with 3GPP Standards
FCC Outlines Rules of 5G Spectrum Auction
Nokia to Offer 5G Equipment to T-Mobile As Part of a $3.5 Billion Deal
Qualcomm Delivers 5G NR mmWave and Sub-6 GHz RF Modules for Smartphones
Nokia Signs 1 billion Euro Deal With China Mobile for 5G
MediaTek Debuts Its First 5G Baseband Chipset Helio M70

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .