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The Right Locations for Rural Broadband

Expanding your broadband operations and your network into new territories comes with risks and rewards. We work with more than 500 WISPs across the country and know why market insight, speed to market, and easy access to towers in the right locations are all crucial to success.

With our industry-leading portfolio of tower sites across the U.S., including towers in geographically challenging areas with vantage points targeting the most remote populations, we are uniquely positioned to support your rural broadband buildout. As spectrum and funding from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) continue to become available, we will continue offering specialized programs and network-planning insights to help WISP and rural operators quickly and easily expand rural networks throughout America.

Our Tower Portfolio Highlights

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42,000+

tower sites across U.S.

60+

percent of towers located in rural and suburban areas1

80+

percent of rural and suburban towers that meet or exceed 150 feet1


1Based on American Tower methodology leveraging U.S. Census population data

Expertise to Grow Your Business

Our dedicated team of specialists are ready to work with you to identify sites and plan a wireless network that is scalable, with contract terms that make sense for your business. Whether you are experiencing rapid expansion and capital is constrained or working to meet challenging federal funding requirements, we have the resources and expertise to help meet your network goals.

To get started, we can provide you with a free customized market assessment. This analysis includes key information about communications sites in targeted funding census blocks or spectrum coverage areas and other important industry data sets, such as population demographics and business counts, to help assess potential demand in a given market.

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Exclusive Offers

We have an exclusive program offering and site locator tool for WISPs and other rural operators, designed with special incentive options and other benefits for expanding rural broadband.

What Customers Are Saying

“In my experience, the team at American Tower has the desire and ability to work very closely with smaller players and provide programs that are aggressive and fair compared to others I’ve seen.”

— Chris Daniels, President and CEO, Watch Communications

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Rural Tower

Check out a webinar discussion where American Tower and Redzone Wireless®, a leading rural ISP, share their knowledge on considerations for simplifying fixed wireless deployments.

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Redzone Wireless® is a registered trademark of Redzone Wireless LLC.

Start Looking for the Right Towers Today

Use our site locator tool to find ideal towers from our extensive site portfolio for your rural network expansion. To view additional details or to apply for these assets, please log in or create an American Tower account.

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Meet Our Team

Carlos Sayles

David Flint

Manager, Vertical Markets

David has more than 20 years of telecommunications industry experience. As a long-time member of the American Tower sales organization, he’s had both regional and national responsibilities. Today, he’s leading business development for rural operators and our energy initiatives, including the Oil & Gas and utilities markets.

david.flint@americantower.com
843-971-8385, ext. 2481

Talia Jemison

Talia Jemison

Manager, Vertical Markets

Talia joined the American Tower sales organization in 2014 and has helped mobile network operators of all sizes meet their network goals. With more than 13 years of industry experience, today she’s focused on working with WISPs and rural operators to deploy wireless broadband nationwide.

talia.jemison@americantower.com
513-649-2925

Rick Olivares

Rick Olivares

Manager, Vertical Markets

Rick is a skilled telecommunications and sales professional, with more than 20 years of industry experience helping customers identify and meet wireless network business objectives. Currently, he’s leading business development for WISPs in the Western U.S.

rick.olivares@americantower.com
972-999-8916

Ryan Peterson

Ryan Peterson

Manager, Vertical Markets

Ryan has more than 10 years of telecommunications industry experience. He joined the American Tower sales organization in 2015, and since 2017 has been working exclusively with WISPs in the Eastern U.S., helping customers grow revenues by deploying and strengthening wireless broadband networks.

ryan.peterson@americantower.com
781-926-4747

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