US Cellular has approximately 6,900 active cell sites and 4300 cell towers that they own. There are two main reasons that property owners and local governments consult with us regarding U.S. Cellular
If you have been contacted by a U.S. Cellular representative (aka a site acquisition agent) regarding the construction of a cell tower on your property, you may want to:
If you are already party to a wireless lease, then you might be somewhat familiar with common cell site lease negotiation tactics. Indeed, there are certain “tricks of the trade” that we like to educate our clients about to ensure that you not only receive fair treatment, but you also reap the ultimate benefits when renegotiating the terms of a lease agreement with wireless carriers, like U.S. Cellular. We can help you to:
In our experience, U.S. Cellular is more cost-conscious than most of the other Big Three Carriers – meaning that on average, they pay less for cell site leases.
|Subscribers||~5 million customers across 23 states.|
|Technology||4G and 5G|
|Wi-Fi Offload||In 2012, U.S. Cellular launched a free app that allows users to connect to Wi-Fi hotspots nationwide.|
|New Sites: 2023||SITA estimate: 50-100|
|Tower Sales||In December 2014, U.S. Cellular sold 595 towers to Vertical Bridge for $159 million.|
|Acquisitions||U.S. Cellular began as a rural phone company: Telephone and Data Systems (TDS) in 1969. TDS still owns the majority of the company.|
Steel in the Air has been assisting landowners and communities with cellular/wireless telecom lease negotiations for over a decade. We have reviewed hundreds of U.S. Cellular leases and know the ins and outs of the industry better than anyone. We take great pride in providing unique, unbiased, and reliable guidance.
Together, we will implement a plan based on educated goals. Your objective might be to: