Featured In The Wall Street Journal: “People of 5G”

Disney Parks and AT&T are teaming up to improve coverage to park visitors by installing small cell technology at Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts. This is in an effort to keep families connected while at the parks, as well as a way for guests to navigate through the park via WiFi service. “Specifically, AT&T will add more than 25 distributed antenna systems in an effort to add capacity. It will also add more than 350 small cells, which extend the availability of the network. AT&T is adding 10 new cell sites across the Walt Disney World resort to boost coverage and capacity. And it will add nearly 50 repeaters to help improve coverage of the network,” the CNET article said. But, is this really a fair “partnership” to Disney for the use of their land?

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