SellTower Signals

Interfering with LightSquared: Part 2

Summary: Right at the pitch of the anti-LightSquared fervor, the FCC approved LightSquared’s plan to deploy 4G services.  As I predicted, the concerns of government agencies and other carriers about the potential for LightSquared transmissions to interfere with GPS antennas were dismissed by the FCC.  LightSquared is free to deploy its nationwide 4G network.  Now the real work begins. Analysis: Several government agencies, including the Department of Defense, formally communicated their concerns about GPS interference from…

8 Signs the Tower Industry is Maturing

The publicly traded tower companies like American Tower continue to set new earnings records and stock market highs.  Margins are growing, and valuation multiples are often double that of their primary customers, the wireless carriers.  Yet the tower industry may be nearing or even past the peak of its high earning growth stage.   The good news is that even if high growth rates are not in future, exceedingly strong cash flows are a sure bet for…

Why You Will Not Get A Cell Site

You have the perfect place for a cell tower on your property. The wireless coverage in your area is spotty at best, and everyone complains about dropped calls and no signal. You don’t require much by way of compensation as you aren’t using the space. You even contacted a couple of the wireless carriers and told them about the property. One carrier even had a web form for you to fill out with your property details….