Amazon’s Cloud-Computing Empire Faces Threat From Edge of the Network

Bloomberg reported that, with an abundance of mobile devices and sensors now connected to the internet, more people and companies need their computing power close to them. The article notes that this is "going to hand a huge opportunity to wireless carriers, which are building fast 5G networks to handle the task." The article includes commentary from Crown Castle VP Paul Reddick, who says the company is in talks with both wireless carriers and cloud providers to deploy additional 5G across the country.

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Crown Castle CFO confident on small cell outlook, despite short-term delays

At last week’s Cowen Communications Infrastructure Summit, Crown Castle CFO Dan Schlanger said he sees major opportunity for the company’s small cell business, despite short-term delays relating to challenges posed by local authorities. Schlanger noted that "current in...

SC Council on Competitiveness introduces TechSC as its newest statewide industry initiative

Committed to advancing South Carolina’s growth in diverse industry sectors, the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness is announcing its newest industry initiative – TechSC – designed to accelerate the growth & innovation of technology and cybersecurity fi...

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Things are getting desperate in the 5G small cell sector

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How will Dish’s new 5G network build impact towers?

In light of Dish’s commitment to enter the wireless market as a new facilities-based fourth national carrier, its planned 5G network "is a positive for tower companies…" MoffettNathanson Senior Analyst Craig Moffett said that Crown Castle "could see an incremental ben...

Four projects approved for Imagine Monroe incentives

Crown Castle plans to expand and relocate its Brighton facility to the Riverwood Tech Campus in Henrietta, NY. The company plans to build out 56,000 square feet of leased space.

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