5G’s deployment’s downside? Dip in small cell spend

AGL Media Group reported that there may be other factors affecting small cell rollout, such as regulatory uncertainty surrounding the FCC small cell order. Crown Castle’s Scott Longhurst was quoted stating “we are in a strange 90-day window. Even though the small cell order was adopted Jan. 15, local jurisdictions have until April 15 to adopt their own aesthetics standards.”

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As pandemic accelerates need for 5G, Pittsburgh leaders push for statewide legislation

In partnership with Crown Castle, the Allegheny Conference on Community Development hosted a virtual panel to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on 5G infrastructure deployment and connectivity in the Pittsburgh region. Crown Castle public affairs manager Renee Morales joined the pane...

Is Denver’s wireless infrastructure meeting the increased demand during COVID-19?

As remote work continues to drive higher dependence on network connectivity, telecommunications infrastructure either has to be upgraded or built to accommodate more devices and increased traffic – an initiative Crown Castle has been working on over the past six years. “Crown Castl...

Agreement Finally Reached: Telecommunications Tower in Prospect Heights Will Be

The Prospect Heights (IL) City Council approved a permit for Crown Castle to adjust its tower so that it can host additional wireless data carriers and meet network demand. Stipulations include utilizing a design that will enclose wireless facilities and using the existing pole. “Crown C...

Pandemic push for 5G cellular: ‘How do we get and how do we get it now?’

Real Vail reported on the need for increased 5G infrastructure deployment in Colorado amid the coronavirus pandemic, noting Crown Castle has worked for the last six years to upgrade the state’s wireless infrastructure system. The article includes commentary from Crown Castle’s Mark...

Recession? What Recession? Crown Castle Climbs With 5G

Seeking Alpha performed a deep-dive analysis of Crown Castle and its investment in the 5G revolution. According to the analysis, Crown Castle has moved toward fiber and small-cell communications sites, a different path than the profitable and predictable cell tower model. In the final valuatio...

Building & Scaling Shared Broadband Infrastructure

Broadband Bunch hosted a conversation between Craig Corbin and Crown Castle Vertical Markets Manager Jessica Collins. The two discussed the importance of broadband infrastructure and funding, Crown Castle’s work to close the digital divide by providing broadband services to unserved and ...

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