Read this article to learn:
- Is it worthwhile investing in evaluating existing towers?
- Commonly encountered challenges (with photo illustrations!)
- The cost and time taken for an example improvement capex project: reinforcement of a tubular tower
- The possibility of ‘upgrading’ towers on paper, at the cost of the assessment and analysis
We’ve asked our friend Henrik Kamstrup at Intelli Towers to write a regular column in the TowerXchange Journal, explaining the economics of evaluating and upgrading cell sites. Our first assignment to Henrik was to share a sample “Bill of Materials” and manpower expenditure to upgrade a tower for multiple tenancies, juxtaposing what is typically invested…