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CTI Towers and Flash Technology Announce Agreement for Tower Light Compliance Services

Includes Installation, Monitoring and Maintenance Services


Cary, NC. (15 April 2019) — CTI Towers Inc, one of the largest privately-held tower companies in the United States, announces it has entered into an agreement for obstruction lighting services with Flash Technology, a global leader in aids-to-navigation solutions. The agreement was finalized this week at the Wireless West Conference in Scottsdale, AZ.

CTI Towers and Flash Technology at Wireless West

Wade Collins, Tony Peduto, Amanda Cahill and Loren Stearns

Under the nationwide agreement, Flash will provide obstruction light installation, monitoring and maintenance services via their VIP warranty program. Flash’s VIP program is a turnkey solutions package that offers predictable maintenance expenses through a capital expense model. The VIP program provides a five-year warranty on parts and labor for Vanguard® Medium lighting systems, including installation by trained lighting technicians, year-round monitoring in Flash’s National Operations Center and an automated maintenance and repair process should a lighting failure occur.

“This agreement is an extension of our long-term partnership with Flash Technology,” says Tony Peduto, CTI’s chief executive officer. “Onboarding Flash for tower light maintenance services streamlines internal operations, allowing the CTI team to focus on our core competency of tower leasing and getting our customers installed quickly.”

“Flash is excited to continue our valued partnership with CTI Towers under VIP. With 24/7 monitoring in our NOC and automated maintenance processes through Field Services, the program ensures CTI’s sites remain compliant with FAA and FCC lighting and monitoring regulations,” adds Pete Bruce, vice president of channel management at Flash Technology. “Additionally, VIP cuts CTI’s tower light operating expenses to $0 for the length of the warranty period.”


About CTI Towers

Based in Cary, NC, the company was founded in 2011 to provide wireless carriers an opportunity to further continue network deployment without having to go through lengthy zoning processes to have towers constructed. The CTI Towers portfolio allows for immediate collocation and expanded wireless coverage and capacity on existing towers. The company serves the national wireless carriers, regional carriers, utility companies, along with state and federal governmental agencies. CTI Towers is a Comcast Ventures portfolio company. For more, go to www.ctitowers.com.


About Flash Technology

Flash Technology, LLC is based in Franklin, TN and is a subsidiary of SPX Corporation, a global multi-industry manufacturing leader. Flash Technology designs, manufactures, installs and services aviation obstruction lighting systems, tower lights and monitoring equipment. Founded in 1970, the global leader’s navigational aids products meet or exceed FAA, ICAO, DGAC and CAR 621 lighting standards and support a wide range of business industries including aviation, broadcast, telecommunications, utilities and wind energy.