Mississippi Power

Mississippi Power and Diamond have teamed up to facilitate wireless equipment deployment on Mississippi Power’s portfolio of vertical assets and available land throughout the state

About Mississippi Power

Mississippi Power, a subsidiary Southern Company, manages and maintains approximately 7,000 miles of power lines along it rights-of-way across Mississippi.

Key Advantages of the Mississippi Power/Diamond Partnership

  • Mississippi Power’s real estate portfolio includes 20,000+ transmission towers, 17 communications towers and over 175 properties available for wireless deployment and/or development
  • Mississippi Power’s assets are located throughout Mississippi with significant coverage in southeast Mississippi specifically Meridian and Hattiesburg
  • Mississippi Power locations include many existing structures that are likely to be favorably viewed as potential locations for wireless equipment deployment by local zoning and permitting authorities
  • The addition of Diamond Communications to the Mississippi Power Wireless Program brings a successful track record of colocation on utility infrastructure
  • Since 2009, Diamond has partnered with utilities and successfully managed hundreds of wireless colocations on utility infrastructure
  • Key members of Diamond’s management team have been directly involved in colocation on utility & critical infrastructure assets for over 20 years

Efficient Deployment

  • Reduced site acquisition costs with optimal locations available for wireless colocation
  • Substantial loading capacity available on existing communication towers and upgraded transmission towers

Quicker On-Air Time

  • Aggressive construction schedules
  • Coordination of outages on transmission lines, if needed
  • Diamond project manager dedicated to coordinating all deployment activities between carriers and all relevant Mississippi Power parties
  • Workforce with years of experience executing timely and safe installations

For inquiries regarding Diamond’s partnership with Mississippi Power or any information regarding specific locations or areas, please contact Dan Turnpaugh, Diamond’s Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at [email protected]

For more information on Mississippi Power, please visit their website at mississippipower.com