Tag: cell towers


Will Cell Towers Matter More to GDP Than Public Transportation? Only if Telcos and Governments Work Together

August 14, 2020

Via: Telecom Ramblings

As the global economy has witnessed drastic changes in 2020, both in our personal and professional lives, telecom operators and governments around the world now need to rethink their infrastructure investment strategy going forward. In particular, one of the second-order […]

Networks & Systems

Crown Castle CEO sees growing opportunities with 5G in the US

October 18, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Crown Castle expects 5G technology to represent a growth opportunity for the company next year, the company’s CEO Jay Brown said during a conference call with investors. “We expect the elevated level of tower leasing to continue into next year. […]

News, Regulations

American Tower sees long-term opportunities with T-Mo-Sprint merger

August 2, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

American Tower expects to see long-term benefits from the merger between T-Mobile U.S. and Sprint, the company’s CEO James Taiclet said during a conference call with investors. “American Tower continue to expect that these developments will likely result in net […]

Modern Media, Worldwide equipment

Tower compaies American, Crown, SBAC report site revenue increases in Q2

July 31, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

As operators in the U.S. and around the world continue to invest in network infrastructure and densification, major tower companies American Tower, Crown Castle and SBAC this month all reported year-over-year increases in tower and site revenues during Q2 financial […]

Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

The Future of Cell Towers

March 23, 2017

Via: Telecom Engine

With talk of a 5G mobile network slated to launch sometime in 2020, cellular carriers and consumers in the know are equally delighted: 5G will mean more than 10 times the current capacity of even the best 4G LTE. Still, […]

Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

AT&T Forecasts 6,700 New Macrocells from 2017-2022

June 10, 2016

Via: Cell Tower and Wireless Telecommunications Blog

In a presentation at the Cohen and Company’s 44th Annual Technology, Media, and Telecom conference, AT&T’s CTO and President of AT&T Labs Krish Prabhu indicated that AT&T believes that small cells will make up the substantial majority of their future […]

Internet, Unified communications

Why are Investments Flowing Into Private Cell Tower Companies?

January 21, 2016

Via: Cell Tower and Wireless Telecommunications Blog

“Cell tower acquisition & development in the U.S. has traditionally been the purview of large, public tower companies, such as American Tower (AMT), Crown Castle (CCI), and SBAC. In the last 2-3 years, Investment Banks have shown an increasing willingness […]