July 28, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

5G Small Cell Antennas Coming to a Pole Near You

By a vote of seven to two, Montgomery County Councilmembers approved a change to its zoning ordinance that will increase 5G access throughout the county by allowing small cell antennas on existing or new poles. Councilmember Hans Riemer, the moving force behind bringing 5G to more areas, cited federal studies on the safety of 5G […]

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November 20, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad and Doug Tallman

Elrich Urges Council to Take Pause on Cell Tower Regulations

County Executive Marc Elrich has asked the Montgomery County Council to pause its consideration of new regulations that decide how 5G antennas would be placed in residential areas. Elrich noted court cases in which the antennas’ “small cell towers” are not exempt from environmental and historic preservation rules. Debbie Spielberg, a special assistant to Elrich, […]

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January 26, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

My Share of the Love at CES2017

Disclaimer: The opinions shared in this blog post are my own and there is no implied or expressed endorsement from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). CES2017 began on the evening of Wednesday January 4th and ended on Sunday, January 8, 2017. It’s my third year at the CES trade show and things are just now […]

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