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5G4PGH Ep. 3: Crown Castle Castle Details Its Fiber Infrastructure

Interview by Jonathan Kersting


Karen Rohrkemper, Vice President, Fiber Engineering & Operations, Central Region at Crown Castle, talks to the Pittsburgh Technology Council's Jonathan Kersting about the central and vital role fiber networks play in making 5G a reality.

Crown Castle’s comprehensive portfolio makes it the largest provider of shared communications infrastructure in the U.S. Over the past two decades, Crown Castle has created an unmatched portfolio of more than 40,000 towers; approximately 80,000 small cell nodes on air or under contract; and 80,000 route miles of dense, high-capacity fiber in the top U.S. markets In Pittsburgh, Crown has 30 cell towers, 95 small cell, 360 route miles of fiber. s.

Crown has 5,000 employees across 100+ offices with an operational HQ in Southpointe, located in Washington County with over 1000 employees. Crown is hometown proud.

Karen detailsCrown Castle does more than just connect communities with its infrastructure; It connect with its communities.