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April 2016

Video: The value of expert representation

April 7th, 2016|

The Filo Group offers a variety of customized services and solutions designed to serve you—the cellular leaseholder or investor. In the ever-changing and highly nuanced wireless world, expertise and experience are invaluable. We provide advice and representation informed by a wealth of diverse experience to give you the information needed to make educated and [...]

March 2016

Knowing the Needs of Carriers Can Increase Profits for Cell Tower Leaseholders

March 29th, 2016|

Take a look around these days and regardless of where you are—a gym, restaurant, subway car, or doctor’s office—large numbers of people are illuminated by the glow of their favorite device.  Americans are constantly using data-rich services, and we have come to expect the ability to connect anytime, anywhere. Consumer demand is relentless and mounting, [...]

Stocks Drop in the Wake of Sprint Next Generation Network Initiative Rumors—Is This Reaction Warranted?

March 22nd, 2016|

In a previous post, we discussed Sprint Inc.’s Next Generation Network Initiative—a plan to overhaul its cellular network in an effort to cut expenses by $1 billion. The strategy centers around moving high-cost leased tower space from private property owners’ sites to less expensive government-owned locations. Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure has been vocal about his [...]

What Is the Value of My Cell Site? The Factors at Play in Determining a Rate

March 14th, 2016|

How much is my cell tower lease worth? If you’re a property owner who has been approached about signing a new lease or an existing leaseholder who has an opportunity to extend or sell your cell site lease, this is a critical question. While you’re probably looking for a straightforward dollar amount, the reality is [...]

Mixed Emotions about Selling Your Cell Site Lease? The Filo Group Can Help

March 3rd, 2016|

If you’re a cell site leaseholder who has been getting a barrage of phone calls about your lease from various third-party buyout companies, you may be feeling overwhelmed. A ton of information is coming in from numerous parties, all claiming to have an offer you can’t refuse. The optimist in you may be excited and [...]

February 2016

What Is an Expert? 5 Essential Qualities and How to Identify Them

February 25th, 2016|

The Internet has changed how we seek and receive information, and there is no shortage of advice at your fingertips—whether it’s about business, relationships, parenting, what vacuum you should buy, or what restaurant you should try. These days anyone with a laptop and twenty bucks can put up a website, and a simple Google search [...]

Network Strategies Increasingly Include Small Cell Technology—What Does It Mean for Landowners?

February 15th, 2016|

As the demand for consistent wireless user experiences continues to explode, carriers must densify their networks and become more educated on optimal deployment practices. The wireless industry has been abuzz with talk of small cell technology emerging as a major means of network improvement, and these short range mobile cell sites are increasingly being integrated [...]

Sprint to Cut $1 Billion in Costs by Moving Cell Towers

February 8th, 2016|

Sprint Inc. has finalized a strategy for an overhaul of its cellular network that is expected to reduce expenses by $1 billion. The plan is to move its leased tower space from private property owners’ sites to cheaper government-owned locations. Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure has been outspoken about his goal of becoming the first- or [...]

Making the Cellular Lease Transaction an Educational Experience

February 1st, 2016|

Let’s imagine for a moment that all of the cell site leaseholders in America gathered in one enormous convention hall. Among the thousands upon thousands of people, no two would be identical. And, no, not just in the “we humans are all beautiful, unique snowflakes” kind of way. Think more in terms of background, socioeconomic [...]

January 2016

How Tower Industry Changes Can Benefit Well-Informed Landowners

January 20th, 2016|

2014 marked the first year that the cell tower business in the United States experienced a decline in active sites, according to analysts at SNL Kagan. This reduction is thought to have been the result of Nextel location decommissioning, as well as the closing of redundant sites resulting from the acquisition of Leap Wireless and [...]