FCC Seeks Comments on Streamlining Deployment of Small Cell Infrastructure

On Dec. 22, 2016, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) published a Public Notice, “Comment Sought on Streamlining Deployment of Small Cell Infrastructure by Improving Wireless Facilities Siting Policies; Mobilite, LLC Petition for Declaratory Ruling,” WT Docket No. 16-421. Comment date: Feb. 6, 2017.

The FCC is issuing this public notice to develop a factual record that will help assess whether and to what extent the process of local land-use authorities’ review of siting application is hindering, or is likely to hinder, the deployment of wireless infrastructure.
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News story of interest from www.wtop.com website on Dec. 16, 2016:

Cell sites installed without Pr. William Co. approval received VDOT’s OK

WASHINGTON – A cell service company put eight cell sites up on what look like utility poles in Prince William County [Virginia] without the county’s permission, and it has set the county up as a test case for how the communications infrastructure could be placed across the commonwealth.

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