Government Technology

Charting a Course to 5G

Sacramento (CA) expects to soon be the first city in the nation with commercially available 5G telecommunications networking. City officials see big promise in the emerging technology.

Hawaii Broadband Law Clears Way for 5G Development

Hawaii’s legislators and governor have approved a bill aimed at more closely defining wireless broadband facilities while streamlining the application process for providers.

Making 5G a Reality Means Building Partnerships — Not Just Networks

The close working relationship between Verizon and information technology officials in Sacramento (CA) could turn out to be a model for communities across the country as cities move forward with smart city projects and the high-capacity communicat

Partnerships, Collaboration a Consistent Theme in Illinois

State, county and local governments are working to modernize their information technology systems, but officials in Illinois say they must also update how they communicate with one another.

Rural Broadband’s Only Hope: Thinking Outside the Box?

There are still areas that have nothing to tether them to the modern world at all. These areas are not just rural, but geographically challenging to traverse and connect. Oregon is one of these states.