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According to a research by Markets and Markets the telecom managed services market is expected to grow from $11.90 Billion in 2017 to $22.58 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 13.7%. While North America is the largest market share, the Asia Pacific (APAC) region is expected to grow at the highest CAGR from 2017 to 2022, in large thanks to increasing internet and mobile services and establishments of new data centers in China, India, Singapore, and Australia. The key trends which are driving this market include growing consumption in productivity applications, workforce decentralization, globalization of business, prominence of cloud-based enterprise mobility management, and robust environment for smartphones and tablets across the organizations. Tower One Wireless Corp, Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., American Tower Corp., Verizon Communications Inc., SBA Communications Corporation.
As for the wireless communications market, a report by The Economist indicates that the advent of 5G is expected to go cause another splurge of investments, just as orders for 4G devices are accelerating. Rahim Tafazolli, Director of the 5G Innovation Centre at the University of Surrey, explains that according to The Economist very soon most devices will be wirelessly connected, from self-driving cars and drones to the sensors, industrial machines and household appliances that together constitute the 'internet of things' (IoT).
Tower One Wireless Corp also listed on the Canadian Stock Exchange under the Ticker 'TO'. Announced breaking news this morning that one of its operating subsidiaries has signed a Collocation Agreement with Claro in Colombia. The Collocation Agreement allows the company to lease tower sites to Claro.
Alex Ochoa, CEO of Tower One, states, "This is the first step in the Collocation of Tower One's cell tower infrastructure in Colombia, allowing the company to potentially double revenue by having a second tenant for all of our towers. Tower One currently has a pipeline of over 150 tower sites, and is continuing to build new towers each month."
Claro is part of América Móvil, a Mexican telecom group serving clients in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay.
About Tower One Wireless Corp. - Tower One builds, owns, and leases a portfolio of wireless infrastructure assets to wireless carriers on long term contracts. Tower One is one of a few publicly traded small cap companies in the tower and wireless infrastructure industry. Tower One is operated by a team of telecom and finance professionals with a long history in the telecom and wireless infrastructure business. At Management's election 30 million shares issued to Tower One Management cannot be sold for three years. Tower One Wireless is currently focused on 4G & 5G LTE infrastructure expansion in Latin America.
Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. provides wireless; cable and wireline broadband, TV and voice; and hosted and managed services to approximately 6 million customers nationwide through its businesses, U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom, OneNeck IT Solutions, and BendBroadband. On September 5, 2017, the company announced that its subsidiary TDS Broadband Service LLC announces the signed purchase agreement for K2 Communications, LLC in Mead, Colo. Once complete, the deal will add more than 1,200 service addresses to the adjacent Berthoud and Johnstown serving areas, acquired by TDS in 2013. Started in 2002, K2 Communications provides broadband, video and voice products to area residents. K2 Communications has been a solid community partner. TDS intends to build on that reputation focusing on exceptional customer service and reliable network connectivity.
American Tower Corp. is a provider of wireless and broadcast towers, in-building and outdoor DAS, managed rooftops and services that speed network deployment. With 147,000+ communications sites, the company are committed to partnering with our customers to develop customized network solutions. Recently, the company released information about its business in light of press reports regarding Tata Teleservices Limited in India. For the quarter ended June 30, 2017, Tata Teleservices accounted for approximately $80 million, or 5% of American Tower's consolidated property revenues, including approximately $32 million of pass-through revenue. In addition, Tata Teleservices accounted for approximately $40 million in gross margin for the quarter ended June 30, 2017.
Verizon Communications Inc. began building and testing 4G LTE in 2008 and commercially launched the nation's first 4G LTE network in December 2010. Today, more than 98 percent of the U.S. population has access to 4G LTE and 90 percent of Verizon Wireless data traffic is carried over the network. Recently, the company delivered strong results in third-quarter 2017, both adding and retaining wireless customers, and generating significant cash flow. Verizon reported EPS of 89 cents in the quarter, compared with 89 cents in third-quarter 2016. On an adjusted basis (non-GAAP), third-quarter 2017 EPS was 98 cents. This includes 7 cents per share in net losses primarily for early debt redemption costs, and 2 cents per share in acquisition and integration related charges in connection with Yahoo and other acquisitions. This compares with adjusted EPS of $1.01 in third-quarter 2016. Verizon reported a net increase of 603,000 retail postpaid connections in third-quarter 2017. Net phone additions of 274,000 included 486,000 smartphones in the quarter, compared with 242,000 smartphone additions in third-quarter 2016.
SBA Communications Corporation is a leading independent owner and operator of wireless communications infrastructure across North, Central and South America. By "Building Better Wireless", SBA generates revenue from two primary businesses - site leasing and site development services. SBA's primary focus is the leasing of antenna space on its multi-tenant towers to a variety of wireless service providers under long-term lease contracts. SBA owns and operates over 26,000 towers across North, Central and South America. Through its site development services, SBA offers wireless service providers assistance in developing their own networks.
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