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Arqiva Signs 4G Towers Deal in the UK

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UK broadcast tower operator, Arqiva says that it has signed a 10 year deal to support LTE deployments by Vodafone and Telefonica O2.

The agreement was signed with Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure Ltd (CTIL), a joint venture between the two mobile networks to manage their infrastructure.

Malcolm Collins, the Managing Director of CTIL noted that, "the vast network of Arqiva's sites across the UK is a core component of facilitating this consolidation for the mobile network operators. This particularly offers us the opportunity to get the right site, at the right location, which will assist in driving better coverage, capacity and network speeds across cities, towns and rural locations for Vodafone and Telefónica UK customers"

Financial terms were not disclosed, nor details about the number of towers included in the agreement.

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