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 benefit among the big three tower companies because its portfolio skews toward more urban markets," which are areas Dish is likely to focus initial network investment.

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UD to build antenna on Laird Campus to replace communications equipment atop Christiana Towers

The University of Delaware is planning to build a radio tower on Laird Campus to replace the communications infrastructure currently mounted atop the University’s Christiana Towers. Crown Castle will build the new tower, which will accommodate equipment for emergency services communicati...

Private 5G Networks Enable Enterprise Digital Transformation

5G Americas, the wireless industry trade association and voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas, announced the publication of a whitepaper titled 5G Technologies in Private Networks. The paper highlights the role of private networks in the 5G era in creating new enterprise opportunities. Crown C...

Network Bytes: Hurricane Electric, Crown Castle, Telia Carrier, RETN

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

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Crown Castle Positioned for Carrier Network Expansion

Crown Castle believes it is poised to meet the increasing mobile network operators’ mobile data demands through its fiber, tower and small cell infrastructure assets. The demand increased because of MNO’s spectrum holdings, densifying the networks with small cells, and the availabi...

Cramer’s lightning round: Stay the course on Crown Castle

Jim Cramer, host of CNBC’s “Mad Money,” answered callers’ stock questions about Crown Castle, telling them “I think you’re fine. I know the bears are all over it. I want you to stay the course.”

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