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Walnut Creek Opts for a Lessatorium

Last Wednesday, the City Council in Walnut Creek California decided against imposing a cell tower permitting moratorium. The original story is >>here<<.

Sometimes no ‘mor’ is ‘less.’ Sorry, it’s been one of those weeks.

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FCC

US Cellular v. Albion,ME: FCC Shot Clock Case

In what I suspect is one of the first FCC shot clock cases to be filed, now comes US Cellular v. Town of Albion, Maine.

In its amended complaint (which I have attached to this posting, below) US Cellular asserts that:

34. The Town’s failure to act on the Application “within a reasonable period of . . . → Read More: US Cellular v. Albion,ME: FCC Shot Clock Case

Moratorium

Walnut Creek, CA Ponders Siting Moratorium

On November 16th at 7:00 p.m. the City Council of the City of Walnut Creek will consider adopting a wireless moratorium while it considers creating a new wireless ordinance.

The City Council conducted a study session last Thursday to hear from the public. Carriers were present at the study session, but according to published reports . . . → Read More: Walnut Creek, CA Ponders Siting Moratorium

AT&T Wireless

DAS Real Good for AT&T Wrieless

AT&T is feverishly deploying Distributed Antenna System (DAS) networks in large sports venues and shopping centers. Lately it has deployed DAS systems at:

Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium (150 DAS nodes)

Boone Pickens Stadium (92 nodes)

Gallagher-Iba Arena (24 new nodes added to existing network)

Greenbrier Mall in Chesapeake, VA.

. . . → Read More: DAS Real Good for AT&T Wrieless

Clearwire

No Clear Path for Clearwire

Clearwire is undergoing a capital squeeze that may leave it unable to continue as an ongoing business. The issues that face the company are clearly set out in its most current SEC 10Q report (dated 11/4/10), which contains this passage:

Liquidity Issues

We are at an early stage of implementing our business strategy. Since formation, . . . → Read More: No Clear Path for Clearwire

General

AGL Magazine San Francisco Wireless Conference

Above Ground Level (AGL) Magazine is sponsoring a one day regional conference in San Francisco on December 3, 2010. The very interesting topics are listed below, including the session I’m leading, “How to Influence the Adoption of ‘Good’ Wireless Ordinances.”

7:00 am – 8:00am Continental Networking Breakfast 8:00 am – 9:15am 4G, Whitespace, Pico Cells, . . . → Read More: AGL Magazine San Francisco Wireless Conference