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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UD to build antenna on Laird Campus to replace communications equipment atop Christiana Towers

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Private 5G Networks Enable Enterprise Digital Transformation

5G Americas, the wireless industry trade association and voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas, announced the publication of a whitepaper titled 5G Technologies in Private Networks. The paper highlights the role of private networks in the 5G era in creating new enterprise opportunities. Crown C...

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Stream Data Centers and Crown Castle Bring New Fiber into The Woodlands

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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...

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