5G and The LGBT Community: Why the FCC’s 5G Decision Could Improve The Lives of LGBT Specifically

Updated: Oct 13, 2020

Published first on Huffington Post.

On July 14th the Federal Communication Commission unanimously voted to adopt new rules to facilitate the deployment of next-generation wireless technologies, or what’s widely referred to as “5G” (4G LTE networks that are widely-used today), opening substantial portions of the radio spectrum to support the expansion of future 5G networks. The current FCC Chairman believes that 5G technologies will help more Americans get access to high-speed broadband , and these networks are expected to provide speeds more than 10 times faster than current 4G LTE networks used today. The four major