November 29, 2015

Attention T-Mobile Lessees: Consult With An Attorney

Crown Castle, a company that recently purchased over 6000 leases from T-Mobile, is now sending out letters to their lessees introducing themselves. They are asking lease-holders to sign and return those letters. If you or your clients have a cell tower lease with T-Mobile, consult with an attorney before signing.

In short, the letter is asking that you waive or confirm that there are no defaults or other problems with your lease.

The letter may look innocuous, but be cautious. Check with your attorney first.

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John W. Pestle, Varnum Law Firm, Construction Law Attorney

John is co-chair of the firm’s Cable and Telecommunications Practice Group. He focuses on representing municipalities nationwide on cable and telecommunications matters including the grant, renewal and transfer of cable franchises, Wi-Fi and Wi-Max (wireless) agreements, telecommunications matters, right of way matters, cellular tower zoning, cell tower leasing and FCC proceedings. He has worked with over 200 communities in 15 states on such matters. He also represents municipal and cooperative utilities and private...