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Agencies Offer Sneak Peeks into Their 5G Plans

From fixing planes before they break to doctors performing surgery in real time from two continents, agency officials are already looking at how faster connections could change their missions.

Lawmakers Propose $1 Billion Purge of Chinese Telecom Equipment

The Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act would help small and rural providers pay to replace equipment from Huawei, ZTE and other foreign vendors with safer alternatives.

Critical Update: The Hidden Threats of 5G

Nextgov goes inside the technology that will underpin billions of interconnected devices. 

Lawmakers Call on FCC to Reexamine Licenses for Two Chinese Telecom Firms

Sens. Chuck Schumer and Tom Cotton fear the state-owned companies present national security threats.

Playing Defense Against Chinese Tech Threats ‘Will Only Get Us So Far,’ Lawmaker Says 

Rep. Mike Gallagher said the government needs to take a more active role in curbing the global rise of Huawei and other Chinese tech companies.

NSF Seeks Ideas for Using Artificial Intelligence to Boost the Wireless Spectrum

The agency is hosting a workshop highlighting the opportunities and challenges for artificial intelligence applications across the wireless spectrum.

Industry Wants to Know Exactly What Huawei Ban Means for Contractors

While the law is clear that agencies can’t buy tech from certain companies, it is ambiguous about how that affects federal contractors and grant programs.

Bipartisan Legislation Targets Chinese Firm Huawei

Congress wants to up its authority on emerging tech threats from China.

Telecom Officials Defend America’s Position on 5G Landscape

American companies may not be Huawei, but they're innovating 5G in their own ways.

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Former FCC Chairman Explains Why 5G Isn’t a Race

Tom Wheeler wants to bust the misrepresentations about the next-gen network.

Collaboration the Key to Resolving Spectrum Skirmishes

Spectrum is limited but it doesn't have to be a zero-sum game.

What Would 5G Technology Mean For Government?

The next big leap forward for cellular phone service is approaching.

Bill Aims to Streamline Approval for Critical 5G Infrastructure

Senators reintroduced legislation to accelerate the deployment of small cells, which help power 5G networks.

Senators Propose National 5G Strategy

The bipartisan bill would also fund removing Chinese equipment from existing networks.

5G Has a NIMBY Problem

Communities are fighting the installation of 5G wireless internet technology because of its bulky infrastructure. The courts may have just bolstered their case.

Senators Urge FCC Not to Use 24GHz Spectrum for 5G

Experts across government are concerned it will disrupt the future of weather forecasting.