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Carolinas Wireless Association cancels its meeting in Charlotte over riot concerns

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Due to the riots in Charlotte, N.C., the Carolinas Wireless Association (CWA) postponed its event schedule for this evening at the Whitewater Center. Although the meeting location is approximately 15 miles from downtown Charlotte, organizers were concerned that their membership could be in danger if riots continued this evening in protest of the killing of 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott by …

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Long-awaited FCC streamlined wireless facilities siting rules finally published

In Associations News, Featured News by Wireless Estimator

The Federal Communications Commission provided wireless siting professionals with a post-holiday present today: the final rules for acceleration of broadband deployment by improving wireless facilities siting policies. But its ultimate impact upon municipalities and siting professionals may not be known for weeks to come as interested parties scour each word in the 121-page document that has changed some of the FCC’s …

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California Wireless Association recognizes key companies and members

In Associations News, Vendor News by Wireless Estimator

The California Wireless Association (Calwa) has announced the recipients of the 2014 Golden State Wireless Awards. The awards acknowledge individuals, companies, and organizations for their efforts and commitment to the wireless industry for the state of California. Receiving the Golden Sponsor Awards were Talley and Crown Castle. Recipients of the Golden State Wireless Award were Joint Venture Silicon Valley and …