Texas Cities Go To Court Over State Law They Say Loses Them Millions

The state wanted to provide wireless companies with access to public rights-of-way  they needed to build out 5G networks quickly. Cities say that access has come at their expense.

By Paul FlahiveFebruary 10, 2020 9:30 am, , , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and other companies are building out their 5G networks — and much of it will be on public property. Texas cities are losing out on hundreds of millions of dollars as a result according to the Texas Muncipal League.

Fifty-seven cities across Texas are suing the state to change the law that made it possible for the money to stay in the pockets of big telecoms.


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