Posts tagged with: sites

U.S. counts more than 417K cell sites as of 2020

As carriers densify networks and build out 5G, the number of cell sites in the U.S. grew to 417,215 by the end of 2020, according to a survey from CTIA. CTIA, a wireless industry group representing carriers and others in the...

Verizon ‘absolutely’ on track to build 7-8K C-band sites this year: CFO

Verizon, which spent more than $50 billion on C-band spectrum, is banking on that spectrum to amp up its 5G strategy, and, as previously outlined, it’s “absolutely on track” to build 7,000 to 8,000 C-band sites this year, according to...

AT&T on track with FirstNet build, most challenging sites remain

AT&T is about a year ahead of schedule on its FirstNet build but will likely take until 2023 to complete the dedicated public safety network as remaining sites are some of the most challenging to deploy, according to Jason Porter....

American Tower enters Dish mix, reaches lease deal for up to 20K sites

Dish Network has officially brought American Tower into the fold for its 5G network build, reaching a long-term lease agreement for up to 20,000 sites. With the Master Lease Agreement (MLA) announced Monday, Dish now has lease deals with all...

Vodafone Ireland deploys open RAN tech at 30 sites

Vodafone Ireland is rolling out open radio access network (RAN) sites across northwestern Ireland to deliver new 4G service to 30 locations. The sites are being built on an open RAN architecture with a remote radio unit (RRU) provided by...

American Tower has deployed 6 edge data centers at tower sites

American Tower officially launched its American Tower Edge Data Center initiative this year, and it already has deployed six edge data centers in Denver and Boulder, Colorado; Pittsburgh; Atlanta; Jacksonville, Florida; and Austin, Texas. American Tower is using the ground...

Verizon to deploy indoor 5G mmWave sites with Corning, Samsung

Verizon is testing indoor 5G millimeter wave cell sites with Corning and Samsung, and plans to start deploying a commercial product later this year. Corning’s commercial in-building mmWave solution will be out by the end of 2020, with Samsung to...