CAPRE’s Digital Infrastructure Round Up for March 9, 2020: Crown Castle to deploy 10,000 Small Cell Nodes This Year

Check out the latest in deals, new development and innovative strategies in hyperscale, colocation, 5G, cloud migration, cloud services, edge compute, Hybrid IT, power, cooling and energy efficiency for March 9, 2020: Crown Castle to deploy 10,000 Small Cell Nodes This Year: RCR Wireless is reporting that Crown Castle expects to deploy approximately 10,000 small cell nodes in 2020. This according to remarks by the company’s CEO Jay Brown during a conference call with investors. "The executive also noted that it currently takes between 18 and 36 months to get these small cell nodes on air, chiefly due to negotiations with municipalities and utilities. Brown also highlighted that the company sees growing business opportunities in the 5G field." Google Cloud Unveils Strategy for Telecommunications Industry, Announces New Solutions, Customers, and Partners: Google Cloud has announced a comprehensive new strategy to help telecommunications companies digitally transform. Google Cloud’s strategy focuses on three key business outcomes for telecommunications companies: monetizing 5G as a business services platform, engaging customers with data-driven experiences, and improving operational efficiency across telecom core systems. Google Cloud is partnering with telecommunications companies to harness 5G as a business services platform. For example, Google Cloud has unveiled its Global Mobile Edge Cloud strategy, which will deliver a portfolio and marketplace of 5G solutions built jointly with telecommunications companies; an open cloud platform for developing these network-centric applications; and a global distributed edge for optimally deploying these solutions. Hydro66 Announces…