How warp-speed wireless will transform business

Chicago is one of the first U.S. markets to get 5G. However, it will take time – likely several years – before coverage is widespread enough to be really useful. Crown Castle, which installs equipment and leases it to various carriers, received more than half the permits issued by the city since 2016. Crown Castle is now more than doubling its fiber network in Chicago, adding 300 route miles. Mike Smith, a vice president at Crown Castle, said, “The numbers of (city permits) will continue to ramp up in 2019. It’s hard to drive a block in Chicago without seeing a small-cell node. In the future, you’ll see even more.”

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