Posts tagged with: American Tower

American Tower buys DataSite, adds two data centers for edge ambitions

American Tower has added two data centers to its portfolio, recently closing the acquisition of DataSite.  American Tower is now responsible for management and operations of DataSite facilities in Atlanta and Orlando – bringing its total data center tally to...

Low latency helps fuel bigger 5G opportunity: American Tower CEO

American Tower President and CEO Tom Bartlett anticipates 5G will be around for at least the next decade, providing a bigger opportunity for the tower company than 4G – in part because of capabilities like low latency for new applications....

American Tower touts expanded European footprint

American Tower is focused on its expanded European presence, having closed most of its Telxius Towers acquisition from Telefónica in the second quarter. The U.S.-based tower company spent $8.8 billion to acquire more than 27,000 sites, including around 20,000 in Germany...

AST’s satellite service connects directly to cell phones on carriers’ networks

Rakuten Mobile has pledged to serve 100% of the Japanese population with its wireless service. But the company has come up against the stark reality that mobile operators in the U.S. have faced for years: It’s a lot more expensive to...

American Tower: Macro call right one for C-band

Given its deals with Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile, it’s no wonder the engineers at American Tower have spent a lot of time thinking about the propagation characteristics of C-band spectrum. The biggest wireless carriers accounted for about 96% of the...

American Tower sees early promise in billion-dollar edge compute opportunity

As American Tower readies for C-band deployments and the start of Dish Network’s 5G buildout, the tower company also is looking further ahead to mobile edge compute opportunities. “Scale deployment of a true mobile edge remains several years away, but...

American Tower enters Dish mix, reaches lease deal for up to 20K sites

Dish Network has officially brought American Tower into the fold for its 5G network build, reaching a long-term lease agreement for up to 20,000 sites. With the Master Lease Agreement (MLA) announced Monday, Dish now has lease deals with all...

American Tower: Neutral host most efficient for edge deployments

American Tower is pursuing edge opportunities with the view that a neutral host model, similar to towers for terrestrial wireless networks, is going to be the most efficient method for edge deployments. The company has performed trials and had conversations...

What analysts are saying about C-band impacts on towers

Reactions have poured in regarding carriers’ action at the FCC auction for C-band spectrum which generated more than $81 billion. While not everyone agrees the biggest spenders translate to biggest winners, one group that appears ready to benefit – albeit...

Dish’s Dave Mayo talks about ‘audacious’ effort to deploy greenfield 5G network

Dave Mayo, Dish Networks’ EVP of network development, took the job with Dish about nine months ago because he sees it as “a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to help build a new greenfield 5G network in the United States. Not only is...
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