George Townsend

last updated 2/8/2018

George N. Townsend

Senior Vice President - Sales, Marketing and Business Development at Tower Cloud Inc

9501 International Ct N, St. Petersburg, Florida, United States
HQ Phone:
(727) 471-5600

General Information


Senior Vice President Strategic Projects - Uniti Fiber

Vice President and General Manager - Progress Telecom LLC


bachelor's degree - business administration , University of South Florida

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xTower Cloud Inc | Tech Trends 360

George N. Townsend Vice President Operations and Business Development
George Townsend's strength is creating deep relationships with wireless carries and other partners for Tower Cloud. With over 30 years experience in the telecommunications and utility industries, the success of George's savvy and authentic approach is proven by the company's tier one customer list and extensive partner base. Prior to Tower Cloud, George served as vice president and general manager for Progress Telecom's wireless division, a group he founded in 1995. Under George's leadership, the business was highly profitable with strong revenue growth and a portfolio of over 400 cell sites. George negotiated master tower land lease agreements and MSA's with four tier one wireless carriers and three regional wireless carriers. Before joining Progress Telecom, George's 25-year history with Florida Power Corporation afforded him diverse experience in business development, finance and real estate. George earned his bachelor's of arts in business administration from the University of South Florida.

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George Townsend, Sr. VP Marketing & Business Development - Tower Cloud, Inc.

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Three case studies for small cell and C-RAN urban backhaul | Backhaul | Vendors

George Townsend, their Business Development Director, told me that their proportion of wired vs wireless connections has evolved from 80/20 to 95/5 in recent years, with virtually every new connection being made by fibre.
Average macrocell site backhaul bandwidths are 100Mbps, with a few at 200-250 and some with 1Gbps. Anything over 300Mbps justifies fibre. Although there is some suburban infill being built out, the majority of new business is to be found in the metropolitan areas. George sees real momentum building up towards densification of mobile networks, with both Tier 1 and 2 operators having aggressive build plans.

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