Bloomberg Law
Oct. 25, 2018, 6:35 PMUpdated: Oct. 25, 2018, 9:29 PM

Cities, Counties Challenge FCC on 5G Network Deployment (2)

Alexis Kramer
Alexis Kramer

Los Angeles, Seattle, and 22 other cities and counties are suing the Federal Communications Commission over its move to limit local government fees on 5G network equipment applications.

Local officials Oct. 24 filed three separate lawsuits asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to overturn a commission order that would restrict how much cities can charge AT&T Inc., Verizon Communications Inc., and other carriers to process applications for the build-out of next generation wireless infrastructure.

The lawsuits reflect an ongoing battle between cities and the commission over its efforts to reduce barriers and speed up the nationwide ...

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