Crown Castle tower activity ramps up in Q2, municipality backlogs bog down small cell construction

Fierce Wireless reported on Crown Castle’s Q2 earnings, noting the company has boosted its yearly guidance after its tower leasing activity increased in the second quarter. The article includes commentary from CEO Jay Brown, who states "Our current tower leasing activity is our highest in more than a decade and we believe this level of activity will carry into next year."

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Exclusive: Major communications infrastructure co. plans $55M, 420K SF building in Houston

Houston Business Journal and Houston Chronicle reported on Crown Castle’s plans to build a new 420,000-square-foot facility along Interstate 10 just west of the 610 Loop. The article noted that while it is currently unclear for what Crown Castle intends to use the space for,...

Speakers warn labor shortages could hamper 5G rollout

Last week, several speakers addressed the tower labor shortages and provided solutions in sessions held at the South Wireless Summit in Nashville. Crown Castle’s Jay Brown said labor shortages will get worse in the future, and he recounted a conversation with a Federal Reserve banker who...

Rep. Dave Loebsack tours Iowa tower site in congressional district

Inside Towers, Wireless Estimator and AGL Media Group reported that U.S. Representative Dave Loebsack (D-IA) visited a Crown Castle tower site in his congressional district. During the visit, Rep. Loebsack learned about the network equipment that’s installed on the tower and...

This stock is America's 5G 'landlord', and it pays a 3.8% dividend

Forbes published an article about Crown Castle’s stock, stating that, “When it comes to the small cell towers that will power 5G, Crown Castle is lapping its competitors.” The article noted that Crown Castle operates over 65,000 towers – more than any other...

5G is how CEO of wireless infrastructure company spells opportunity

Crown Castle CEO Jay Brown spoke with Texas Inc. about Crown’s progress in deploying fifth generation wireless technology. When asked how the rollout of 5G is going in Houston and other cities, Brown responded, “In Houston and other large cities, we’re focused on...

SC continues to invest in telehealth, but internet connections lag

South Carolina is expanding access to telemedicine which is seen as a solution to deteriorating health care services in rural parts of the state. Still though, some 537,000 people in South Carolina don’t have an adequate internet connection at home—about 11 percent of ...

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