Super-fast 5G may be live in Miami by Super Bowl

Commissioners in Audrey Edmonson’s Chairwoman’s Policy Council voted 4-0 last Tuesday to permit Verizon Wireless, AT&T and Crown Castle to attach 5G small cell antennas to county poles on public rights-of-way. If approved May 7, the companies will pay $150 yearly per small cell attachment on county property, including wood and metal poles, utility cables and streetlights. Crown Castle Government Affairs Manager Jessica Fernandez said “where no poles or similar infrastructure exists, the small cells will be ‘camouflaged’ to look like common features like mailboxes.”

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NYC allows 5G equipment on streetlamps

The New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications approved 10 franchise agreements with several companies to install 5G equipment on streetlamps and some traffic-light poles. The companies are: Crown Castle, CSC Wireless, ExteNet Systems, New Cingular W...

Crown Castle towers lead the way in implementing 5G technology

President and CEO of Crown Castle, Jay Brown, was featured on live broadcast to discuss the infrastructure needed to implement 5G networks. In the interview, Jay discusses the enablement of communication that is "nearly instananeous," and addresses the potential pushback to aesthe...

Support 5G: Legislature should ease installation of small cells

This article details the Legislature’s need to create a concise process that allows for the efficient construction of 5G networks, as well as Verizon and AT&T’s efforts to install small cells throughout Pennsylvania, which could bring an estimated $3.5 billion to t...

AT&T brought 5G to Pittsburgh, but you might not have noticed ... yet

Renee Fleener Morales, public affairs manager for Crown Castle, was quoted in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette speaking about Crown Castle’s deployment of 5G technology in Pittsburgh, PA, where the company has already deployed 40 small cell nodes. "It’s a huge benefit ...

NYC OKs 9 Providers to Expand 5G Coverage

The New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) has announced ten new franchise agreements (covering nine companies) for providers to install 5G equipment on city-owned street light poles and traffic lights, as well as some privately owned uti...

Viewpoint: The case for better connectivity in D.C.

TCMA CEO John Drew published an op-ed in Washington Business Journal detailing the importance of prioritizing communications infrastructure to improve 5G capabilities throughout Washington, D.C. "D.C. is known as the power epicenter of our nation, where key leaders from across ind...

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