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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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 applicati...

5G Technology to Propel Texas Into a More Connected, Faster Future

Reform Austin reported on the need for fast, reliable 5G networks in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The article includes commentary from TX5G Alliance spokesman Scott Dunaway, who states: "The successful deployment of 5G takes a lot of different stakeholders, whether that i...

Coming Soon to a Neighborhood Near You?

Planning Magazine reported on the various benefits of deploying 5G infrastructure throughout Pittsburgh (Pa.), including speed and connectivity improvements in the medical and automotive industries. The article includes insights from Karmen Rajamani, the director of permitting and...

We are so well positioned for where the world is going,’ Crown Castle CEO says

Crown Castle CEO Jay Brown was featured on Jim Cramer’s Mad Money, where he discussed the importance of Crown Castle’s infrastructure in enabling the growth of 5G networks. Brown explained that the shared infrastructure model allows carriers to deploy services quicker ...

Op-Ed: Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce Newsletter

In an op-ed in the Pittsburgh Area Chamber newsletter, Crown Castle’s Jim Young details the importance of connectivity and wireless infrastructure. "Wireless connectivity requires a foundation of infrastructure to function optimally—a network of towers, small cells, an...

Is Pittsburgh building out 5G infrastructure fast enough? Some say no.

Brian Kennedy, Matt Smith, Santiago Garces and Ashley Shook discussed the need for accelerated deployment of 5G infrastructure in Pittsburgh (Pa.), detailing the importance of the city’s small cell regulatory program, which plans to introduce a bill to the city council to fo...

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