The recent passage and signing of Delaware House Bill 189, “Advanced Wireless Infrastructure Investment Act” drew accolades from wireless industry association sources like CTIA.
“The wireless industry thanks Governor John Carney, Representative John L. Mitchell, Senator Nicole Poore, Senator Harris B. McDowell and Senator Brian Pettyjohn for their support of innovation with Delaware House Bill 189,” stated CTIA SVP External and State Affairs Jamie Hastings in the announcement.
“In Wilmington,” Hasting said, “Accenture estimates 5G could provide a $109 million boost to the economy.” The study also estimates that the industry will invest nearly $60 million in the city to deploy the networks.
The bill reads:
Hastings added, “CTIA and its members also recognize the forward-thinking efforts of Deputy Secretary Nicole Majeski and Secretary Jennifer Cohan of the Delaware Department of Transportation. Their collaborative work will help bring next-generation 5G networks and the accompanying economic and civic benefits to the residents of Delaware.”
September 5, 2017