5G Americas, the wireless industry trade consortium and voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas, today announced the election of Crown Castle to its Board of Governors. Crown Castle will join 16 of the wireless industry’s leading operators and manufacturers who are essential to the deployment of LTE, 5G networks and beyond throughout the Americas region.
“For 25 years, Crown Castle has been developing tower, small cell, and fiber solutions to meet the highest service standards while advocating for innovative wireless solutions,” stated Chris Pearson, President of 5G Americas. “We are privileged to have Crown Castle on our Board of Governors as we work tirelessly on delivering on the promise of 5G.”
“As a communications infrastructure provider in an exciting industry undergoing rapid transformation, we look forward to collaborating with some of the industry’s top leaders to contribute to ideas, learn and foster innovation for advancement of 5G and beyond,” said Mark Reudink, Vice President Product Development, Crown Castle.
5G Americas’ Board of Governors members include AT&T, Cable & Wireless, Ciena, Cisco, CommScope, Ericsson, Intel, Mavenir, Nokia, Qualcomm Incorporated, Samsung, Shaw Communications Inc., Sprint, T-Mobile US, Inc., Telefónica, WOM and now Crown Castle.