Top ten takeaways from the tower industry's terrific teleconference

Crown Castle CEO Jay Brown said he expects US operators to increase spending on 5G network buildouts starting in the second half of 2020. Expanding beyond the expected 5G boom, Brown elaborated that this rollout will create "great paying jobs" that will endure for the next 15 years. He also commented on edge computing, stating, "Long-term, our assets will be very valuable for edge compute. We're starting to see some traction but the financial impact is still small."

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