5G fee structure heads toward final vote next week

As Pittsburgh (PA) moves forward with preliminary approval of a bill that aims to establishment a right-of-way fee structure, Crown Castle Government Affairs Manager Thomas Musgrove emphasized the city’s incompliance with FCC orders regarding pricing for processing applications and maintaining rights-of-ways. During a July 8 city council meeting, Musgrove reiterated the FCC’s order that municipalities cannot charge more than the "actual, reasonable, direct costs" of processing applications and maintaining the right-of-way."

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New York City makes new groundwork agreements for 5G services across all boroughs

The New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) said it has laid the groundwork for the equitable expansion of 5G mobile services across all five boroughs, with the approval of ten franchise agreements between Crown Castle Fiber, Crown Castle ...

Industry cheers FCC's legal victory in small cell battle

A federal appeals court upheld the FCC’s 2018 ruling limiting municipalities’ ability to negotiate with telecom companies looking to deploy 5G infrastructure. Light Reading’s Mike Dano reported the FCC’s new victory could “help smooth out the deployment of small c...

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According to MarketStudyReport, the global 5G network and tower deployment market was worth USD 1934.45 million in 2019 and is projected to showcase a growth rate over 2020-2025. The report cites that increasing demand for high speed internet access has compelled service providers...

5G technology is Maryland’s future

Don Fry, President and CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee, published an op-ed in The Daily Record advocating for improved connectivity throughout Maryland. Fry cites that while 37 percent of Americans use a smart phone to go online, three million children in the U.S. do not have internet a...

Q&A with Renee Morales of Crown Castle

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No. 3: Demand for wireless data, 5G networks drive Crown Castle’s growth

Crown Castle was named No. 3 on the Chronicle 100’s list of top performing public companies in 2019, as the company took advantage of the tower and fiber growth as major U.S. telecommunications providers gear up for a 5G future. "Consumers’ and businesses’ demand...

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