Wireless Industry


Supreme Court Sides with FCC Against Arlington, Glendale, and Other Cities

The Supreme Court ruled against Arlington, TX, Glendale and other cities, saying that the FCC has the authority to set “shot clock” deadlines for permitting decisions on new cellphone towers. The Federal Communications Commission set those deadlines in response to wireless industry pressure to speed up the permit process. The […]

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On SF Supervisors Agenda May 7: Settling Wireless Industry Lawsuit, Rescinding Cell Phone Right to Know Law

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote at its Tuesday, May 7 meeting on invalidating the municipality’s pioneering cell phone right-to-know ordinance as part of the settlement of a lawsuit filed by the wireless industry‚Äôs lobbying powerhouse CTIA (Consent Agenda Item 8). The settlement includes a waiver […]


San Francisco Caves to T-Mobile, Sets Bad Precedent; LA Council Committee Considers New Wireless Rules; Consortium Asks Congress to Change FCC Guidelines

Reports on wireless siting policy battles in Los Angeles and San Francisco; coalition calls for change in FCC wireless exposure guidelines.