US connectivity company DISH Network Corporation and communications infrastructure specialist Vertical Bridge REIT have agreed a long-term deal granting DISH immediate access to Vertical Bridge’s extensive portfolio of towers, rooftops, utility transmission structures, billboards, convenience stores and other sites used for wireless infrastructure deployment.
“Building a national 5G network requires an extensive presence across urban, suburban and rural areas, and Vertical Bridge’s portfolio offers DISH the array of coverage that we need,” commented Dave Mayo, DISH Executive Vice President of Network Development. “As we continue to deploy DISH’s 5G network, Vertical Bridge’s assets, experience and commitment make them an invaluable partner.”
“As the US’s newest national wireless carrier, DISH is building a truly unique 5G network, and Vertical Bridge is committed to assisting DISH in deploying its network quickly and efficiently,” added Alex Gellman, CEO and Co-Founder of Vertical Bridge. “We are extremely proud to support DISH for its long-term infrastructure needs.”