AT&T Sells Off 235 Cell Towers
AT&T has sold 235 of its cellular towers, spanning some 24 states, to Global Tower Partners for an undisclosed sum. Global Tower Partners owns more than 10,000 cell towers, making it the third-largest cell tower owner in the country.
WeBoost, SureCall Roll Out In-Home Signal Boosters
WeBoost and SureCall both used CES as an opportunity to show off new cell signal boosters. Both products work in a similar fashion: they collect cell signals from nearby cell towers, amplify them, and rebroadcast them within the home to improve coverage and signal strength.
T-Mobile Sells 600 Towers to Phoenix Tower
T-Mobile has finalized the sale of some 600 cell towers to Phoenix Tower International. The deal, first announced in August, transferred ownership and management rights to Phoenix Tower.
Verizon Exploring Tower Sale
Verizon Wireless is weighing whether or not to sell its cell towers to a third party, reports Reuters. Earlier this month Verizon's Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo indicated the company is interested in such an idea.
U.S. Cellular to Sell 595 Cell Towers for $159 Million
U.S. Cellular today said it has agreed to sell 595 of its cell towers to Vertical Bridge Holdings for $159 million.
Towns Have to Quickly Tell Why They Reject Cell Towers
The Supreme Court sided with T-Mobile in a court case regarding the cell tower approval process. T-Mobile claimed Roswell, Ga., sent it a short letter denying a new tower and then referred T-Mobile to the town's minutes to figure out for itself the rationale behind the denial.
When Sprint Did This...
This article had 49 comments, with roughly all of them, excluding a few loyal sprint fans, bashing Sprint and contending that the ship is sinking, and everyone should bail before we go down with it. Sprint may be ranked third in overall customers, But 50-some odd million customers is still nothing to sneeze at. That's still double what T-Mobile has, but I don't see nearly as many T-Mobile bashers as I do Sprint.
The only argument most of you have is that Sprint's CS is crap. Granted, The CS was horrible roughly a year and a half ago, but that has continually got...
BRSprint said:The sooner the bashing stops, and sprint truly is recognized as the prime carrier it really is, The sooner the boat will correct its heading and be able to take on "The Network" and "The Death Star".
As well, Sprint's Data network has always been awesome, and Gizmodo proved it by giving us the best ranking overall in a test at the end of last year.
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oh my god!!!
Are there regulations on how tall GSM towers are? I've only seen little ones and CDMA towers are huge!
They are only selling the physical structure.....
Makes sense.....to me.
The Network boys and girls sat down and looked at roaming revenue, tower capacity, and traffic. For those towers that didn't seem finacially advantageous to maintain, got the cut.
IS AT&T GOING UNDER!?
Why Ma Bell sell?
Why are they selling towers in the first place? Are these 2G or 3G? I live in a city without 3G and was told we'd have 3G a year ago. So I guess I wonder why they're pushing 3G down our throats when half the country