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This piece provides an overview of legislation introduced in the Senate in 2020 that outlined a spending plan for the anticipated revenues from auctions of specific spectrum bands.
This briefing booklet from the California Emerging Technology Fund presents a detailed overview of 5G and a collection of resources about advanced networks.
This overview from the California Emerging Technology Fund summarizes the future of mobile networks and 5G. It details what 5G is, why it's important, and how it will impact rural broadband and rural areas.
This resource guide is a starting point for local and regional governmental leaders across California who are looking to advance access, deployment, and adoption of broadband. The guide includes an overview of select broadband policies, case studies including 5G investments, and a list of additional resources from broadband agencies.
An official license agreement between the City of Salinas, California, and New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC (AT&T). The contract outlines the terms by which AT&T can attach wireless installations on city-owned structures and use city infrastructure.
A page from the FCC’s website about how the agency is planning to make more spectrum available for 5G, how it needs to encourage investment in 5G through new infrastructure policy, and that outdated regulations are being changed to promote the deployment of 5G networks and digital opportunity.
The Commonwealth Connect Plan, published in 2020 by the State of Virginia, explains how the State will work with local governments to identify gaps in coverage and develop plans to fill those gaps. It discusses current broadband availability in the State, non-state and local actors, initiatives undertaken by other states to increase broadband availability, what Virginia is currently doing, and recommendations for policies that would improve these efforts.
The Resource Library is a curated collection of expert broadband resources, including funding guides, policy analyses, how-tos, and more. Every resource has been verified by the CTC Energy & Technology team, drawing on their more than forty years of expertise. The library is continuously updated as new resources are submitted for review. Search the resource library to find analysis, explainers, and case studies to answer your broadband questions.
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