"Schools and Phone Companies Face Off Over Wireless"
June 25, 2019


 

Date: June 25, 2019

Outlet: WIRED

Written By: Klint Finley

Excerpt: "The problem, as Windhausen sees it, is that the spectrum is likely to get snapped up by major carriers with little incentive to offer broadband in rural areas that still lack 4G. Spending money to build cell towers that serve small populations might not make good business sense to companies, but schools or other community groups might be able to make the economics work. 'Schools don't have to turn a profit,' Windhausen says. 'They don't pay taxes. They can seek grants from state and federal governments.'"

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Original Posting: https://www.wired.com/story/schools-phone-companies-face-off-wireless-spectrum/



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