Re: Verizon doing same with buildings Mostly corporate lobbyists, actually.
Re: Verizon doing same with buildings The question is... cheaper for how long? The tower buyer is certainly in it to make money. That means, over the long term, AT&T will absolutely pay MORE to lease the assets that it once owned outright. This is nothing more than short term balance sheet manipulation. My guess is that after year 5, AT&T will have paid slightly more to lease the towers than it would have to own them. But they don't care... they got $5 Billion cash in the balance sheet to make investors happy. Who cares about 5 years from now? (It's that mindset that has screwed the entire investment banking and large corporation world.)
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Hold on to your wallet! "Tower lease fee ............... $1.43
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Still exploring their options, huh?? So, Who are they selling to?? Still no mention.
Most of their new builds around me are on American Tower properties, and Global Tower(GTP)is being bought by American Tower as well.
Crown Castle bought most of the Verizon portfolio, and also the T-Mobile properties.
Nextel was using Spectrasite, which Sprint moved over to, but they were since bought by SBA.
At least this takes the politics out of it, some companies would bar competitors from their own towers, a 3rd party owner makes the towers carrier neutral, so anybody can lease wherever they want to now.
Since every carrier practically gets the option to co-locate every tower site, their coverage comparisons will become more or less the same(not exact, but close), so it gets less about who has better coverage and where, and more about who offers the best service pricing.
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