House passes bill to make R.I. among first 5G adopters

THE SMALL CELL Siting Act, passed in the R.I. House of Representatives on June 20, would allow wireless service providers to install equipment on public infrastructure to establish a high-speed 5G network in the state. /COURTESY BLOOMBERG/SIMON DAWSON
THE SMALL CELL Siting Act, passed in the R.I. House of Representatives on June 20, would allow wireless service providers to install equipment on public infrastructure to establish a high-speed 5G network in the state. /COURTESY BLOOMBERG/SIMON DAWSON
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. House of Representatives passed legislation on June 20 that would pave the way for Rhode Island to be among the first states to adopt a next-generation 5G wireless network. Bill H5224, known as the Small Cell Siting Act, would allow wireless service providers to install the equipment necessary to establish a…

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