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Third-Party Sec. 6409(a) Presentation

A California government recently received a third-party consultant presentation in an open meeting study session ostensibly regarding wireless collocation siting under Section 6409(a).

I am making available the audio and slides of the presentation, along with my legal analysis and commentary regarding the information and the reliability of the information offered during the lecture, . . . → Read More: Third-Party Sec. 6409(a) Presentation

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Section 6409(b)(1): Mandatory Wireless Siting on Federal Property?

Section 6409(a) of the Middle Class Tax Relief Act

I’ve spent a lot of time and spilled a lot of ink writing about Section 6409(a) of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (H.R. 3630). That’s the poorly conceived and equally poorly written section addressing wireless collocations at some existing wireless sites.

This posting is not about 6409(a).

Rather, in . . . → Read More: Section 6409(b)(1): Mandatory Wireless Siting on Federal Property?

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If the Tower Doesn’t Grow, Can Municipalities Say No?

John Pestle of Varnum and I have been invited to speak on this month’s T-Mobile’s National External Affairs Headliner Speaker Series. This is a monthly conference call/webinar with hundreds of internal and external T-Mobile executives, managers, line-level staff, and outside contractors.

The title of our lecture, thought up by T-Mobile, is “If the Tower Doesn’t . . . → Read More: If the Tower Doesn’t Grow, Can Municipalities Say No?

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PCIA says Sec. 6409 worth “hundreds of millions of dollars”

Let me start by saying that I personally like and respect Mike Fitch, who is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the PCIA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association. I’ve had the pleasure of sitting next to him several times on panels at wireless and government conferences. Mike is a smart guy, well spoken, and . . . → Read More: PCIA says Sec. 6409 worth “hundreds of millions of dollars”