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The drive to make 5G a reality has led to a surge in demand for tower climbers

Kate Rogers

To lay the groundwork, tower climbers are in high demand. To find workers in the tight labor market, Ericsson is recruiting from vocational schools and also works actively to recruit veterans. Fifth-generation cellular wireless — better known as 5G — is beginning to come to life, with launches from major carriers like Verizon VZ and AT&T T .