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5G Funding Could Be Included in the Next Stimulus Bill. These Stocks Could Benefit.

Barron’s reported that the next round of fiscal stimulus may include funding for 5G network and rural broadband infrastructure, which "would benefit cell tower real-estate trusts." The article highlighted Crown Castle as an "attractive [way] for investors to play the 5G tran...

OP-ED: Making the virtual connection

Jeff Kotula, President of the Washington County Chamber, published an op-ed emphasizing the need for connectivity and stronger wireless infrastructure in Pennsylvania, stating that the emergence of 5G will help to increase data capacity, improve network speed and enable innovation...

COVID-19, connectivity should go hand-in-hand

Disparities in connectivity are occurring in smaller, rural school districts where there is a historical funding and resource gap. To promote rural broadband investment in Pennsylvania, House Bill 1400 – the Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act – aims to improve co...

Crown Castle Donates $1 Million to UNCF, and Crown Castle CEO Jay Brown Matches with Additional $1 Million Gift

As part of Crown Castle’s Connected by Good Program, the company announced a $2 million combined donation to the United Negro College Fund. This gift will fund scholarships for students attending UNCF’s 37 member historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and...

Crown Castle Donates $1 Million to UNCF, and Crown Castle CEO Jay Brown Matches with Additional $1 Million Gift

This $2 million will support equal access to higher education by providing scholarships for African Americans HOUSTON , June 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE: CCI) announced a $2 million combined donation to UNCF ( United Negro College Fund ) as part of the

FCC awarding up to $16 billion to address U.S. areas lacking broadband service

The FCC voted on Tuesday, June 9 to adopt auction procedures to provide up to $16 billion to areas that lack broadband service, including nearly 6 million unserved rural homes and businesses. The FCC voted to commence the auction on October 29, where auction applicants will be req...

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