Super-fast 5G is still miles away from South Florida

Deployment of infrastructure necessary to bring 5G service to the South Florida metro region on a widespread basis "is not advancing as quickly as in other metro areas, and it could be months or years before residents here experience benefits of what some are calling the next industrial revolution." The article noted that while the FCC installed new rules that were intended to hasten deployment of 5G in South Florida and elsewhere, "Crown Castle told shareholders last year that it wouldn’t have much effect on their pace of deployment."

Read full article here.

bar

US providers remain mostly optimistic on 5G rollouts

Although COVID-19 has the potential to slow the rollout of 5G in many countries, most US players remain on track with network buildout efforts. The article quoted Crown Castle CEO Jay Brown, who stated, "We haven't seen any impact to date from COVID-19…thus far our crews ha...

Crown Castle expects 5G ramp in 2H, no impact from COVID-19

Crown Castle did not see any direct impact from COVID-19 on its business in the first quarter, and expects a significant increase in activity throughout the second half of 2020 as carriers ramp up 5G deployments. The article includes commentary from Crown Castle CEO Jay Brown, who...

GUEST COLUMN: Why 5G in Cambridge makes sense

Denise Jillson, executive director at Harvard Square Business Association, published an op-ed detailing the benefits 5G technology would bring to Cambridge, Massachusetts, including an increase in retail revenue of $12 billion annually by 2021. "Now, more than ever, we are cogniza...

Mayor Bowser Announces Distribution of Additional Devices to DC Public Schools Students in Grades K-8

The DC Line reported that the DC Public Schools system is working in partnership with the newly established DC Education Equity Fund to distribute up to 10,000 hotspots to families across the District who do not currently have internet access. Crown Castle is mentioned as a contri...

After the virus: A 5G gold rush?

Politico reported that the surge of Americans working, learning and socializing online is making a case for the wireless industry to build out its highspeed 5G networks. The article quotes Zenia Zaveri, Crown Castle’s vice president of external affairs, who states: "In the s...

5G4PGH: Pittsburgh’s Economic Vitality Depends on Availability of 5G Technology

Crown Castle’s Mike Smith is quoted in the Pittsburgh Technology Council detailing the benefits of small cell technology throughout Pittsburgh. "Winning the race to 5G is largely dependent on our federal, state and local government leaders prioritizing next generation commun...

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. By continuing to use our site, you accept the use of cookies, and our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.