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Types of Tower Leases

A land owner can be approached by an agent for a cellular provider for either of two types of telecommunications tower leases. The benefits and fair market values for each vary for different reasons. Below, we weigh the pros and cons rooftop leases and ground leases. Rooftop Leases Rooftop leases can be offered for a …

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Perpetual Communications Easement

A Perpetual Communications Easement gives a tenant the right to use your land for a specific purpose for an indefinite period of time. The easement would allow the tenant the opportunity to access and operate the the cell tower. Agreeing to a Perpetual Communications Easement may limit your options if you ever want to look into using …

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AT&T and T-Mobile Draw Lines in the Desert

AT&T and T-Mobile draw lines  in the desert through the FCC. AT&T is currently waiting on approval from the FCC regarding its plans to acquire the assets and spectrum of Plateau Wireless.  T-Mobile currently has  roaming agreement with Plateau Wireless and has requested that the FCC ensure that agreement be honored by AT&T in the …

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Capital Telecom To build a new tower

The town council of Clarkdale Arizona has approved a conditional-use permit for Capital Telecom to build a new tower.  The permit will allow Capital Telecom to construct a new 65 foot tower near Foothills Terrrace Subdivision. The council met with backlash from residents over the approval of the conditional-use permit.  It was explained to residents …

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On ROFR Clauses

Cellular sites can provide stable long term income for site owners and lease holders. That income can vary greatly depending on how the cell tower lease agreement is created. Wireless companies aren’t going to structure contracts in the owner’s benefit out of good nature. It is up to the owner to structure the contract to …

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Using a Cell Tower Lease as Collateral for Obtaining a Loan

Using a cell tower lease in order to obtain a loan, especially if the amount is considerable and your credit scores are not that good, you will need to bring in collateral. A cell tower lease would, obviously, be preferable to your home, car or other similar assets or, if these were already used for different …

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