Will shift to 5G impact real estate?

Self-driving cars, ultra-fast high-def video downloads, 911 dispatchers, and smart homes will all benefit from the rollout of next generation wireless technologies known as 5G. But what might the land use and real estate implications be for municipalities, residents and developers?

Industry experts tout 5G for its download speeds of 10- to 20-gigabits-per-second, which is on average 40 times faster than existing 4G networks. In addition, 5G technology is expected to help create 3 million new jobs, add $533 billion in GDP, and generate an additional $1.2 trillion in consumer benefits, according to Forbes.

Read full article here.

bar

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...

Dallas Education Foundation Launches Fundraising Campaign

The Dallas Education Foundation has launched its Access to Technology and Virtual Education Campaign to drive the effort of providing all district students with the ability to access educational opportunities in a virtual environment. Crown Castle is listed as a corporate partner ...

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...

Crown Castle Hosts Technology Exploration Program for My Block My Hood My City Youth

Crown Castle recently partnered with the My Block My Hood My City Explorers Program to introduce students from Chicago Excel Academy of Southwest to local careers in technology and innovation. Crown Castle hosted a field trip for 12 individuals at the TechNexus collaboration cente...

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...

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.