Posts in:February, 2014

More Data = New Cell Sites and increase in Cell Site Lease buyouts.

Posted February 26, 2014 by admin

We crave data and we want it now! The single biggest reason for the expansion of new cell site tower locations is large amounts of DATA. According to the FCC, 2013 was the first year there was a spectrum deficit on a per cell site location basic. The graphic below is a great illustration of the massive amount of stress on each cell site location. Considering the voice minutes used per user in the United States has remained flat over the past 4 year, this is all due to data demand. All of this matters when it comes to cell site leasing and maximizing your income along with creating long term value of your cell site lease. Have you been Continue reading…

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Cell Site Lease Amendment Concerns

Posted February 19, 2014 by admin

Have you been asked to sign a Cell Site lease amendment on a current cell site? Many of our consulting clients contact Cell Site Capital because they have been asked to sign an amendment to their current cell site lease. The tower company usually states they would like to extend their lease for a longer term. Sounds like a good idea, right? Here is what you should be know before signing an cell site lease amendment. They usually will ask for some additional language that will protect their interest. *This is pulled directly from the proposal from the publicly traded tower company letter to a client.   Extension of current Cell Site Lease Terms “That Lease section will be amended by Continue reading…

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