What we’re doing to promote 5G technology

Imagine downloading an HD movie in seconds!

This KIRO-TV story details what we’re doing to promote 5G technology in the state of Washington. Senate Bill 5711, sponsored by Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, makes Washington a leader in this exciting new development in wireless communication.

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From Geekwire, Jan. 13, 2017, Washington state grapples with obstacles to implementing ultrafast 5G wireless:

State Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale and chairman of the state Senate Energy, Environment & Telecommunications Committee, wants to introduce a bill this session to address those issues.

State Sen. Doug Ericksen, (Handout Photo)

“My goal is to get a very comprehensive 5G piece of legislation passed. My goal is when someone gets off the plane at SeaTac, he says: ‘Wow! You guys have the fastest Internet in the world. I don’t want an interim work plan [out of the 2017 legislative session)]. I want to get it done this year,” Ericksen said.

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