New FCC Ruling Q&A
August 26, 2020
Last week, a Federal Court in California upheld nearly all of the FCC’s declaratory ruling that pre-empted local control over 5G deployment. This challenge was brought by cities seeking to regain local authority over the deployment of small cells in the public rights-of-way, which was severely limited by the 2018 FCC Small Cell Order. For most communities, this ruling eliminates the possibility that the FCC rules will be rolled back and creates a regulatory framework which now must be acknowledged as a guide for the management of these deployments.
While the rules upheld by the court continue to limit local control, there are important steps that are being taken by communities around the country to regulate local deployment that is allowed by the ruling and subsequent court decision. Read More>>
On Wednesday, August 26 from 1 – 2 PM Central, we are holding a live Q&A session to answer your questions regarding the new rulings.
Your hosts will include HR Green’s Governmental Services Leaders: Dave Zelenok, PE – Local Governmental Services Manager, Ed Barrett – Fiber and Broadband Group Leader, Ken Price – Municipal Service Manager.