Topic: fiber optic network
One might say privately held Tilson is in the thick of things, 5G-wise. Its business includes small cell deployment, in-building coverage and fiber, and it’s growing like gangbusters.
The biggest independent owner of fiber in North America is reportedly attracting suitors from private equity funds and investment firms.
Many of the country’s fiber proponents are looking to use the noise around 5G to promote their own network build-out efforts.
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The commercial optical fiber market is a large one compared to the free-space optical market, but the folks at LGS Innovations see that changing.
Fiber has become a "tower on its side" for wireless carriers as the industry begins to transition to 5G, according to Wells Fargo Securities.
Small cells and fiber build-outs don’t pose much of a threat to traditional tower companies, according to MoffettNathanson Research.
Verizon said it would consider merging with Disney or another major media company as it continues to look beyond its traditional telecom business.
Small cells paid big dividends for Crown Castle in the fourth quarter as the tower company largely beat analysts’ expectations.