AT&T representatives or site acquisition agents may have contacted you to acquire a wireless tower lease on your property. In the past 5 years, this company has added approximately 10,000 cell sites- of which 20-30% are new AT&T wireless towers. The remainder are rooftop installations or collocations. In the next 5 years, we anticipate that AT&T will be adding 6,500 or so new macrocells of which 2,000 or so will be new cell towers:
If you have received an AT&T cell tower land lease proposal for a new location, here is how we can help.
For those of you lucky enough to be contacted by AT&T directly, we recommend moving forward with lease negotiations as quickly as possible. In addition to paying fair market rents, AT&T favors long-term leases.
|Subscribers||126,400,000 (as of year end 2015)|
|Rank by Subscriber||#2|
|New Sites: 2016||Up to 800|
|Tower Sales||In October 2013, AT&T sold 9,700 towers to Crown Castle, under a leaseback agreement. In 1999, Bell South (now part of AT&T) subleased 1,850 towers and agreed to allow Crown Castle build 500 more towers for it.|
|Major Acquisitions||Part of Alltel, Centennial, Cingular, Cricket, Dobson|
Steel in the Air has been assisting landowners, venue owners and communities with cellular/ wireless telecom lease negotiations for over a decade. We have reviewed hundreds of AT&T leases and know the ins and outs of the industry better than anyone. We take great pride in providing unique, unbiased and reliable guidance.
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