Keyword: Crown Castle International
The good times appear set to continue for the nation’s tower companies, at least according to some Wall Street analysts.
At the start of 2018, analysts predicted a dramatic upswing in wireless capex. Now, though, the capex situation looks decidedly less rosy.
Edge computing company Packet announced that it has broken ground on its first Boston edge computing data center location.
Crown Castle said it will now build up to 15,000 small cell nodes in the coming year, marking a 50% jump from its previous projections.
Alan Bock is a believer in the edge computing opportunity. As a result, he’s leaving his VP job at Crown Castle to work at Vapor IO.
The nation’s third-largest wireless network operator announced the expansion of a deal with Crown Castle to add more small cells to its network.
Comments from the nation’s tower companies are key to discerning what the nation’s wireless carriers are doing with their networks in the runup to 5G.
Based on a handful of data points, it would certainly appear that the small cell situation is improving.
Supporting more than one mobile operator at a single small cell site is a challenge.
DAS and small cell developer ExteNet Systems will add Hudson Fiber Network to its portfolio.