Elon Musk SpaceX Starlink Satellites & T-Mobile Phones

Thoughts on TechCrunch article T-Mobile phones will connect to Starlink for FREE starting next year

Tower Genius Partner Steve Kazella shares his thoughts and responds to an 08/25/22 TechCrunch article written by Devin Coldeway on the announcement of T-Mobile and SpaceX to be using Starlink satellites to connect to T-Mobile phones next year for FREE.  

It’s a pretty big deal when SpaceX’s Elon Musk gets onstage with anyone. Congrats to T-Mobile’s new CEO Mike Sievert  — I can only imagine former T-Mobile CEO John Legere thinking, I wish it was me. 

“It’s a lot like putting a cellular tower in the sky, just a lot harder,” said Sievert. “ 

So if you are a T-Mobile cell tower landlord, how does a network of satellite cellular towers in the atmosphere orbiting the planet Earth impact the future of your cell tower lease income stream and should you be concerned?

TechCrunch article ELON SpaceX Starlink & T-Mobile Announcement -- Does it hurt Cell Site Landlords?

I was recruited out of Enterprise Rent a Car in 2000 by Kevin Donohue, who is my business partner today, to be a real estate site acquisition manager in the NYC Metropolitan Area for his company that was contracting for Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile and Sprint. In 2008 I founded a consulting firm know today as Tower Genius, LLC where Kevin and I have helped many thousands of people and existing cell tower landlords get the help and information they need to succeed at the cell tower negotiating table.

Carriers & Tower Companies Have Their Hired Guns. Shouldn't You?

Negotiating a cell tower lease, trying to figure out what the correct cell tower rent value for your property needs to be, or evaluating the broad range of proposals and offers received by most cell site landlords in 2022 can be very confusing. Connect with Tower Genius or submit your info below, and we'll evaluate your situation, answer your questions and even make a few recommendations you may benefit from.

Request a call back from Tower Genius...

We're here to help you. Please provide your Name, Email and Phone Number so a Tower Genius team member can get back to you as soon as possible.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Need Help? Call Us!
1-(888) 313-9750