The rollout of new licensed frequencies for the transmission of voice and data – known as 5G, presents opportunity and challenges for commercial properties because of the transmission characteristics of the new spectrum. Building owners and managers need to consider the need for new distribution methods and cabling, including a wireless distribution antenna system (DAS) to carry the signals within their buildings. The capital expense and allocation of costs of needed upgrades needs to be considered. Listen to Buchalter Partner Manny Fishman as he discusses these issues and the impact of cybersecurity on riser management with the Chief Technology Officer for McMillan Electric.

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