Raimondo signs law paving way for 5G early adoption

THE SMALL CELL Siting Act, signed into law by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Oct. 5, allows 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, signed into law by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Oct. 5, allows wireless service providers to install equipment on public infrastructure to establish a high-speed 5G network in the state. /COURTESY BLOOMBERG/SIMON DAWSON
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo signed into law on Oct. 5 new legislation to pave the way for Rhode Island to become an early adopter of the next-generation 5G wireless network. The law, sponsored by Rep. Stephen R. Ucci, D-Johnston, and Sen. Louis P. DiPalma, D-Middletown, allows wireless service providers to install the equipment…

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