Council supports broadband plan: Unanimous vote comes despite inclusion of 5G

Ashley Kierkiewicz

Heather Kimball

Households without internet. (State Office of Planning from 2014-2018 census data)

A resolution passed unanimously Wednesday by the County Council refers to 5G technology as an option in bridging the digital divide, but council members, most of whom had previously approved two resolutions attempting to limit 5G on the island, don’t see it as a conflict.