New Orleans City Council Approves 5G Infrastructure Framework

Government Technology: The New Orleans City Council signed off Thursday on rules governing rapid-fire wireless networks that will soon be operating locally — technology that council members said could aid their use of data to drive government decisions and put New Orleans on a par with other forward-looking cities.

Regulations for “small cell networks” the council unanimously approved Thursday would serve as the foundation for the world’s most advanced cellular technology, 5G, to hit the local market in the coming years.

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