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Cell:cm Chartered Surveyors celebrate their 15th Birthday!

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, United Kingdom, Feb. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Cell:cm is proud to announce its 15th birthday on 5th February 2019. From the very beginning, Cell:cm has always provided specialist advice to property owners concerning electronic communications apparatus on their land and buildings. The founding directors established the company in 2004. They began without…
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BT considering £1.5bn mast site disposal

In a recent article published by the Sunday Telegraph it has been outlined that the telecoms giant BT is looking towards a £1.5bn sale of their mobile mast portfolio to either help fund broadband upgrades or simply to assist with their cash flow as BT’s share price has slowly fallen since its peak in November…
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I HAVE ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS APPARATUS ON MY PROPERTY; WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS?

Access to high-speed mobile phone data is seen as an essential part of everyday life. With the ever-growing changes to technology and the strong need for superfast data, there is an ever-increasing pressure on mobile network operators to deliver ubiquitous mobile coverage across the UK. The provision of 4G ubiquitous coverage is a key economic…
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Government cans the Mobile Infrastructure Project

The government will not extend the Mobile Infrastructure Project (MIP) despite falling short of its’ goal to increase 3G and 4G coverage in rural areas, writes Richard Lilley, surveyor at Cell:cm Chartered Surveyors. The £150m UK Government initiative aimed at boosting mobile coverage in rural parts of the country delivered just 75 new mobile sites…
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EE announces major investment to bring 4G services to 95% of the UK landmass by 2020

BT completed its acquisitions of EE earlier this year for £12.5bn, creating a communications giant capable of offering “quad-play” services; TV, broadband, mobile and landline phone.  BT has now announced a major investment drive to bring 4G services to 95% of the UK landmass by 2020. EE’s new CEO Marc Allera, who replaced Olaf Swantee…
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Hutchison Whampoa agrees to buy O2 from Telefonica to create the UK’s largest mobile network.

Hong Kong based investment company, Hutchison Whampoa, has just agreed terms to buy O2 from Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica at a cost of £10.25 billion. Although this deal is subject to the relevant regulatory approvals, on completion it is set to create the largest mobile network in the UK and, according to an article recently…
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Government drops pre-election review of the Electronic Communications Code

The long awaited review of the Electronic Communications Code goes on. The latest proposals from DCMS, which were being shoe-horned in to the Infrastructure Bill at the last minute, have been withdrawn by Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin. Time constraints mean its almost certain there will be no changes to the legislation before the general election…
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Cell:cm negotiates major deal to bring 4G to Greater Manchester

One of Cell:cm’s top clients, Bruntwood, has signed a deal with Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure Limited (CTIL), that will see Greater Manchester businesses and residents become 4G enabled. CTIL is the company created to manage the single grid network of installations previously belonging to Vodafone and Telefónica. The 10 year contract will see CTIL place 4G…
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Cell:cm Celebrates ten years at the top!

Ten years ago today (5th February) Andrew Cranston and Philip Morris founded Cell:cm Chartered Surveyors. Working from their spare rooms in the early days they have built Cell:cm in to the leading property and real estate consultancy for UK telecoms site providers. Cell:cm Chartered Surveyors now comprises six staff from two offices in Leamington Spa…
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Hutchison 3 chases 4G scale in UK and Ireland

Rethink Wireless commented: ‘Hutchison Whampoa’s 3 Group is used to being the smallest player in its European markets, which keeps it on a constant drive to keep costs competitive low while eating into incumbents’ market share. Its latest steps in this direction are a network sharing deal in the UK with leading cellco EE, and…
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