FirstNet is a nationwide wireless network funded by the federal government built for first responders in response to the national emergency on September 11, 2001. After over a decade of debate, Congress authorized the US Department of Commence the authority to fund FirstNet to develop, build and operate the national broadband network that equips first responders with priority wireless access in case of emergencies. In 2017, AT&T was awarded the 25-year contract which includes building out some rural markets, improving the reliability of existing sites through the use of additional batteries and generators, and increasing network coverage and capacities. Property owners can benefit from this contract if they already have a cell tower in place with AT&T as a tenant or subtenant and these property owners know how to monetize the site modification opportunities. Property owners who receive an inquiry to build a cell tower on their land may not recognize if the tower is intended to serve FirstNet. This is where experience and expertise matter. Contact Terabonne anytime someone reaches out to you about the possibility of leasing land for cell tower or rooftop space from you.
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A ROFR grants the tower owner the right to match an offer by some third party who makes an offer to purchase your lease that you accept.
Crown Castle, American Tower ATC, SBA Towers are the “Big Three” tower companies.
Attorneys retained by wireless carriers authorized to review legal terms but never allowed to negotiate financial nor technical terms of the lease because they lack the technincal skills.
A person who specializes in land use matters well knowledgeable in its jurisdictional requirements.
A person hired by the wireless carrier to contact property owners to discuss lease terms. This role has evolved to be landlord facing rather than lease negotiations.
Geographical areas depicted in a circle (ring) drawn by radio frequency (RF) engineers defining the areas requiring new cell towers and technical parameters surrounding such designs.
Companies who build towers and lease back to wireless carriers. These companies almost always receive Search Rings from wireless carriers defining where carriers need towers to be built.
Radio Frequency engineers who specialize in the radio wave propagation. These are the engineers to define cell tower locations.
Companies that purchase cell tower leases with the purpose of repackaging (aggregating) them in a larger portfolio and selling them for a profit at a later time.