FCC takes further action under its 5G Fast Plan, this time to streamline deployment of 5G gear onto macro towers and base stations.
September 10, 2019; by Jeff Schervone The race for 5G is a National Priority. Fast 5G is the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) plan for rapid deployment of infrastructure for superfast, next-generation broadband wireless. The backbone of the deployment involves widespread placement small wireless facility (SWF) nodes onto utility poles and other structures located in local … Continue reading Is 5G Safe and Secure? Deployment Takes Hits, But Rolls On
May 21, 2019, by Jeff Schervone 5G wireless broadband deployment continues to advance into local communities across the United States. Deemed a national priority, 5G expected to usher in newfound innovation and economic development on an unprecedented scale. The infrastructure deployment itself is taking shape resulting in a boon to providers and a bane to … Continue reading 5G Deployment Advances, Takes Shape in the Field
February 26, 2019, by Jeff Schervone 5G broadband deployment is accelerating with a boost from the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC"). Status of 5G Deployment 5G deployment is dense, meaning small cell wireless facilities are attached to utility poles in local Rights-of-Way (ROW). In one example from Palo Alto, CA, a proposed AT&T small cell cluster … Continue reading 5G Deployment Accelerates: Reports from the Field
On February 19, 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law a sweeping expansion of Family Leave in New Jersey. The bill signed into law is 94 pages and amends a number of statutes. Add this to the list of recent employment regulations enacted by the State, including Equal Pay and Paid Sick Leave. … Continue reading New Jersey Expands Family Leave
January 11, 2019, By Jeff Schervone The FCC's 5G small cell deployment order is set to go into effect on January 14, 2019. In September 2018, the FCC issued its Declaratory Ruling and Third Report & Order, Accelerating Wireless Broadband Deployment by Removing Barriers to Infrastructure Investment (the “September Order”). Facing a wave of right-of-way … Continue reading 5G Wars: Rapid Deployment v. Supply Chain Security
January 3, 2019; by Jeff Schervone Municipalities across the United States are suing the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") to stay, or at least slow down, the rollout of 5G small cell deployment onto utility poles in local communities. In September 2018, the FCC issued its Declaratory Ruling and Third Report & Order, Accelerating Wireless Broadband … Continue reading The 5G Wars, Begun They Have
Feds give mandate to Big Wireless for swift Deployment of 5G Small Cell infrastructure.
November 6, 2018, by Jeff Schervone New Jersey's Earned Sick Leave Law went into effect on October 29, 2018, and the Department of Labor and Workforce Development ("LWD") launched a website with information for employers and employees. Under the new law, most employers must provide their employees with earned sick leave. "For every 30 hours worked, … Continue reading New Jersey’s Earned Sick Leave Law is Live
By Jeff Schervone, October 23, 2018 In Liberty Mutual v. Borgata Hotel, the Atlantic County trial court clarified that the scope of a pre-suit petition for discovery is limited to the potential party’s ability to demonstrate that testimony or evidence would be lost or destroyed prior to the commencement of a lawsuit. In this case, … Continue reading Court Clarifies Pre-Suit Discovery Under New Jersey Court Rule 4:11-1 is Limited to Preservation of Evidence