Wireless Tower News
September 2015
Milestone Builds First Tower in City of Fairfax

Milestone has completed a 120' monopole cell tower at Fairfax High School in the City of Fairfax, VA--the first cell tower constructed in the City. The pole utilizes Milestone's park and field concealment, blending in with the light poles at the school's athletic field, and includes lights under the antenna arrays to provide additional field lighting.

Above: The cell tower at Fairfax High School was built
to blend in with existing athletic field light poles.

As it was the first cell tower in the City, the project generated a good deal of "buzz," with a sense of excitement surrounding the combined benefits of improved wireless coverage and revenue for the City and schools. Read the full article

A Record Second Quarter for Milestone

The second quarter of 2015 was a record-setter for Milestone, with construction on 11 tower sites completed. All towers were constructed in Virginia, including Manassas, Fairfax, Vienna, Norfolk, Hampton Roads, Gainesville, Centreville, and McLean.

We've posted a collage of images that includes both completed sites and a number of those still under construction. 
FCC Regulatory Compliance Experts Waterford Consultants Weigh In On Safety Improvements

Ryan McBreen, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Waterford Consultants, recently commented on RF energy safety compliance, mentioning Milestone as an example of organizations supporting continuous safety improvement.

"We have witnessed positive change throughout the Telecommunications Industry," said Mr. McBreen. "RF Regulatory and Safety Compliance has become the primary concern for many of our clients, especially carriers, tower owners and building/land owners. As our industry grows, so does our obligation to set better and safer standards.

"We are pleased to be part of this climate change and the proactive compliance methodology that is the result. Diligent infrastructure owners like Milestone Communications bolster this effort, as do ongoing technology advancements and in-depth training."

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About Milestone Communications
Founded in 2000, Milestone Communications is the leading developer of wireless towers in partnership with school and government landowners, enabling them to direct millions of dollars annually to educational and extracurricular budgets. Milestone solves network coverage priorities for the wireless industry efficiently and reliably by working closely with local communities to provide solutions that are aesthetically and functionally optimized for their environments. Milestone has developed and managed over 100 wireless towers over the last 15 years and currently manages more than 2,000 potential wireless infrastructure sites for 43 partners in the Mid-Atlantic region. For more information, visit


Milestone Communications
12110 Sunset Hills Road, Suite 100
Reston, Virginia 20190
In This Issue
Milestone Sponsors MDDCWA Tourney
Milestone Director of Business Development, Jennifer Bond, at Milestone's 10th hole booth!

Milestone sponsored and participated in the Seventh Annual Maryland/DC Wireless Association Golf Tournament on September 17. 
In Our Clients' Words

"Milestone's expertise is invaluable. Our partnership, which has spanned 12 years and the construction of 30 towers, has established a critical annual revenue stream for the school system. Milestone brings in-depth industry knowledge to each project--navigating complex permitting at the county level, and working closely with the school system and surrounding communities to ensure a smooth process for all."
Jeffrey Platenberg, 
Assistant Superintendent
Fairfax County Public Schools

Project Updates

The treepole tower at Magothy Middle School in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, is complete! The tower will initially be utilized by Verizon Wireless.  


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