Data Tower vs Cell Tower

by Maryetta
(Sutton, WV)


We have a Verizon 4G Data Tower on our property, it has been up for almost 5 years. It was built by Verizon then SBA took it over to "build it out" - then it is to go back to Verizon... or so the story goes for now.

We are not unhappy with our lease agreement, but I'm always checking around because I have never found any info about "data towers". Verizon was most insistent when they approached us that this is not a "cell" tower.

Is a "data" tower different than a "cell" tower? If so, are their lease rates different?

Thank you,


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Nov 17, 2015
Voice and Data
by: Stephen

You were probably dealing with a fast talking site acquisition leasing rep. These tower all transmit voice and data. 4G/LTE is what makes your smartphone device work.

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