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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Countdown to the closing bell With Liz Claman

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