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The Telecom Digest for Sat, 01 Jun 2019
Volume 38 : Issue 152 : "text" format

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NJ legislators seek unpaid Verizon taxesHAncock4
Small-cell antennas sprouting in PhiladelphiaHAncock4
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---------------------------------------------------------------------- Message-ID: <878fc222-9387-49da-ac7f-fb6138c37982@googlegroups.com> Date: 29 May 2019 12:50:36 -0700 From: HAncock4 <withheld@invalid.telecom-digest.org> Subject: NJ legislators seek unpaid Verizon taxes The Phila Inqr reported on proposed legislation in Trenton [NJ] that would force Verizon to pay local taxes on telephone poles, lines, land, and other equipment that the telecom giant has refused to fork over in an increasing number of New Jersey municipalities, starving them of tens of millions of dollars a year in tax revenue. Verizon has claimed it doesn=E2=80=99t have to pay the taxes. full article at: https://www.philly.com/business/verizon-phone-taxes-new-jersey-towns-20190524.html ***** Moderator's Note ***** This is what happens when people get to the high levels of a mindless, gigantic bureaucracy: they are surrounded by sycophants who smile whenever they're asked a question, and after a little while, the "executives" start to think that government employees should smile at them too. Bill Horne Moderator ------------------------------ Message-ID: <3a98f851-11cd-4161-b827-7409a8681c82@googlegroups.com> Date: 29 May 2019 12:46:29 -0700 From: HAncock4 <withheld@invalid.telecom-digest.org> Subject: Small-cell antennas sprouting in Philadelphia The Phila Inq reported that wireless providers have installed 1,824 small cells in Philadelphia in public rights-of-way. They boost cellular coverage - more coverage bars on smartphones - and prepare the city for next-generation 5G wireless services. full article at: https://www.philly.com/business/5g-phildelphia-att-verizon-t-mobile-sprint-20190528.html ------------------------------ ********************************************* End of telecom Digest Sat, 01 Jun 2019

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