Op-Ed: Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce Newsletter

In an op-ed in the Pittsburgh Area Chamber newsletter, Crown Castle’s Jim Young details the importance of connectivity and wireless infrastructure. "Wireless connectivity requires a foundation of infrastructure to function optimally—a network of towers, small cells, and fiber that work together to meet the increasing demand for data," Young states.

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