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Nearly Half A Million Cell Sites Are Cropping Up In The U.S.

Nearly Half A Million Cell Sites Are Cropping Up In The U.S.

  According to the Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association (CTIA), there are over 418,000 cell sites across the US. The industry’s regulatory issues were highlighted in CTIA’s annual survey. The report shows that the nationwide rollout of 5G is...

American Tower Signs a New Lease with Verizon

American Tower Signs a New Lease with Verizon

  American Tower corporation has renewed its long-standing partnership with Verizon by signing a new lease agreement. Neither the financial terms nor the length of the new tower agreement were disclosed. This long-term lease agreement will bolster Verizon’s...

SBAC Reports Stong Second Quarter

SBAC Reports Stong Second Quarter

On August 1, 2022, SBA Communications Corporation (SBAC) reported financial results for the second quarter of 2022. Revenues for the quarter that ended June 30, 2022 stood at $652.0 million, up 13.3 percent from $575.5 million in the prior year period. Domestic site...

American Tower Bullish

American Tower Bullish

All important operating metrics were up by either low double-digit or high single-digit percentages in American Tower's (NYSE: AMT) 2Q22 earnings call. Revenue from property was up 17 percent, from $2.2 billion in 2Q21 to $2.6 billion in 2Q22. Net income jumped 20...

Will Cell Towers Lose Value Because of 5G?

Will Cell Towers Lose Value Because of 5G?

There is a lot of talk about 5G and what it will mean for the cell tower industry. Some people believe that it will spell disaster for cell tower companies and the landlords who have existing leases with them. They believe that 5G will make cell towers obsolete, so...

DISH 5G Rollout

DISH 5G Rollout

  DISH Network is moving ahead with their 5G rollout and they are not slowing down. With the FCC deadline, Dish has been aggressive in their tower build-out and acquisition plans. This means that property owners need to be even more vigilant when it comes to...

Facebook’s (Meta) Trillion Dollar Bet On 5G

Facebook’s (Meta) Trillion Dollar Bet On 5G

The "Metaverse" is becoming mainstream, even prompting Facebook to rebrand to "Meta." The Metaverse is a virtual world created through the use of immersive technologies like augmented reality ("AR") and virtual reality ("VR"). Metaverses have been with us for decades;...

Is Amazon 5G Services A Threat To AT&T, Verizon & T-Mobile?

Is Amazon 5G Services A Threat To AT&T, Verizon & T-Mobile?

Amazon announced a new service that allows the deployment of your own 5G private wireless network. Amazon's private 5G network lowers cost and simplifies deployment, allowing customers to build their own 5G network, rapidly scale up and down the number of connected...