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10th Circ. Lets FCC 5G Order Proceed, But In The 9th Circ.

Law360 (January 11, 2019, 6:40 PM EST) -- The Tenth Circuit has ruled that a Federal Communications Commission rule governing how wireless infrastructure must be deployed on a local level may start to take effect Monday amid a handful of municipal-led lawsuits challenging the rule as an overreach of the federal government’s powers.

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr, who spearheaded the September rule-making at the heart of the suit, called the decision to let the order take effect “good news for U.S. leadership in 5G" in a Friday statement.

“The common-sense reforms the FCC adopted will help ensure that every community sees the benefits and economic opportunities that 5G will...

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