Isn't 5G cellular service going to solve all this?

While you may have what seems like a lot of towers, you don't have enough for 5G.  We are certain, here's why.

5G, unlike previous improvements in cellular technology, is going to require transmitters to be VERY close together, sometimes as close as a few hundred yards apart.  Plus, towers and transmitters don't do anything on their own; they need to be connected by fiber-optic lines.

While 5G may roll out to the Commonwealth's urban cores sometime in the next few years, it won't likely reach anywhere not currently served by broadband service anytime soon, and even when it does, providers are going to need a ton of fiber optic capacity to make a 5G network work.

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1. So what is broadband?
2. Goochland County has halted Verizon from expanding Fios into the County?
3. Goochland County's franchise agreement with Comcast is exclusive and limits competition?
4. Is Goochland County limiting access to the large amount of Fiber that runs throughout different roads prohibiting it from providing internet to our Residents?
5. Isn't 5G cellular service going to solve all this?