Vertical Bridge Holdings, LLC, the largest private owner and operator of communications infrastructure in the United States, today announced that Allan Tantillo has joined the company as Vice President of New Technologies. In his new role, Tantillo will focus on identifying and creating opportunities that help clients deploy new wireless technologies utilizing Vertical Bridge’s wide range of assets.
“These are exciting times in the wireless industry as new technologies such as 5G, CBRS and edge computing become available, providing new opportunities for Vertical Bridge to support our clients and partners,” said Bernard Borghei, Executive Vice President of Operations and Co-Founder of Vertical Bridge. “We’re extremely excited to have Allan join our team. His understanding of carrier needs and network development will be invaluable as we continue to offer wireless operators new ways to build out faster, more robust networks.”
Tantillo comes to Vertical Bridge with nearly two decades of experience in the wireless industry. Most recently, he served as Senior Director for National Site Development at T-Mobile USA, the nation’s third largest telecommunications carrier. Tantillo has also held additional management roles at T-Mobile including Director for T-Mobile Towers, Senior Manager of National Development and Area Development Manager.
“Vertical Bridge is an innovator in its space and has a unique understanding of how the industry will be impacted by new technologies – in-building wireless networks and micro data centers are just two examples,” said Tantillo. “I am thrilled to join the company and look forward to helping our partners take advantage of the industry’s new technological advances.”
About Vertical Bridge
Vertical Bridge is the largest private owner and operator of communications towers and locations in the United States. The company owns, operates and master leases over 134,000 tower, rooftop, billboard, utility attachment and other site locations in support of wireless network deployments. Based in Boca Raton, Florida, Vertical Bridge was founded in 2014 by key executives from Digital Bridge Holdings, LLC and former senior officers of Global Tower Partners. The senior management team at Vertical Bridge has over 200 years of collective experience in tower infrastructure and related sectors. For more information, please visit http://www.verticalbridge.com.