Posts tagged with: 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...

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...

American Tower eyes growth from C-Band, India

American Tower’s name implies that the company provides towers in America, obviously, but the company actually considers itself a global communications infrastructure provider. Looking to the future, American Tower’s CEO Tom Bartlett said the company is eyeing revenues from C-Band...

AMT CTO cites telco cloud conversion as catalyst for tower edge data centers

At an investor conference this week, American Tower’s technology chief laid out macro trends the tower company sees related to 5G driving network transformation, including cloud-native networking and edge compute. And it’s the cloud conversion of telco networks that will...

American Tower has deployed 6 edge data centers at tower sites

American Tower officially launched its American Tower Edge Data Center initiative this year, and it already has deployed six edge data centers in Denver and Boulder, Colorado; Pittsburgh; Atlanta; Jacksonville, Florida; and Austin, Texas. American Tower is using the ground...
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