Crown CEO: Future points to blend of small cells, fiber

Crown Castle CEO Jay Brown spoke at the company’s third-quarter conference call, where he stressed the importance of mmWave and its reliance on small cell technology. “Because of its RF characteristics, millimeter wave spectrum provides significantly more capacity, but over a fraction of the geographic coverage area. As a result, we believe the majority of millimeter wave spectrum will ultimately be deployed using small cells rather than towers,” Brown stated.

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