Viewpoint: The case for better connectivity in D.C.

We’re proud to manage the iconic Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, the only federal building dedicated to both public and private use. As the official World Trade Center in Washington, D.C., the building features a premier conference and event center, executive office space, attractions, dining, retail, parking and community activities and welcomes over 1 million visitors a year.

As a dynamic hub for government, commerce, culture and the community in the heart of the nation’s capital, we’re ready to embrace the next big thing: 5G, the latest generation of wireless connectivity. 5G can deliver data rates as high as 1 gigabit per second. That’s 20 times faster than current networks and comparable to the speeds from a wired connection, such as cable or fiber-optic internet service. This is exactly the kind of connectivity visitors and tenants in the Reagan Building and throughout D.C. want and need.

CTIA, the D.C.-based wireless association, estimated the positive…

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