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IMLA Webinar on Cell Site Leasing and Lease Sales 4-2-14

April 2, 2014 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. EDT – Telecommunications – Event Code: T50

Cell Tower Leasing

Cell Tower site leasing/licensing for local governments is an excellent way to produce new long term non-tax revenues, but crafting the right terms and drafting the proper documents are fraught with potential legal landmines. John Pestle, Esq. . . . → Read More: IMLA Webinar on Cell Site Leasing and Lease Sales 4-2-14

parody

Why Die?

Does it strike anyone as being just a bit strange the Intel is promoting a wireless technology pronounced as “Why Die”? See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WiDi

Some marketing ‘genius’ should be taken down a few pegs…quite a few pegs, actually. It’s like 1985 and “New Coke.”

If history is a guide, then soon we’ll start hearing annoying Intel . . . → Read More: Why Die?

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Missouri Limits Local Authority Regarding Cell Siting

Missouri Coat of Arms

Over the objections of local governments in Missouri, Governor Jay Nixon signed SB 650 into law on Thursday. At the same time, Governor Nixon signed into law three additional telecom bills: SB 649, SB 651, and SB 653.

SBs 649 and 653 regulate how the public rights-of-way are managed and . . . → Read More: Missouri Limits Local Authority Regarding Cell Siting

Safety

Discovery Channel: Hang Men

Discovery Channel premiers tonight a special on tower climbers who build and maintain communications/cell towers.

From the preview trailer, this looks to be a scary look at the business. Frankly, there’s no other way to look at the business.

 

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Off topic: Southwest Airlines Safety Announcement

I really love flying Southwest Airlines, especially after flying UAL for over 800,000 lifetime miles. I’ll never make Million Miler status on UAL because of…well, if you fly UAL you know the rest of that sentence.

Southwest is simply far less of a hassle, even when they screw up. And they have a sense of . . . → Read More: Off topic: Southwest Airlines Safety Announcement