Diamond Communications Partners with Canadian Pacific to Manage Leasing of Wireless Infrastructure in the U.S.
Short Hills, NJ, February 22, 2017 — Diamond Communications LLC (“Diamond”) has entered into an exclusive partnership agreement with Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) for CP’s U.S. properties, which will include both the construction of cellular communications towers along its approximately 3,100 miles of rights-of-way and marketing its existing 134 communications towers for colocation. The partnership combines CP’s extensive U.S. asset base with Diamond’s expertise as a developer, marketer and manager of wireless infrastructure.
“We are excited to engage with one of the major North American transportation networks. CP’s portfolio offers carriers and other wireless service providers an efficient solution for network expansion in key urban and rural areas across the Northern U.S.” said Peter Woodbury, President of Site Management at Diamond.
CP’s U.S. portfolio spans eight states with significant property in major metropolitan areas including Chicago, Minneapolis, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Detroit and Albany.
“This agreement with Diamond Communications enables CP to leverage its rights-of-way to create value for our shareholders,” said David Fiume, CP’s Managing Director of Real Estate Development. “We look forward to working with the team of professionals at Diamond Communications to enhance wireless communications infrastructure in the Midwest and Northeast U.S.”
About Canadian Pacific Railway Limited
Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to eight major ports, including Vancouver and Montreal, providing North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. Visit cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of CP.
For inquiries regarding possible colocation of wireless equipment on CP’s property or towers, please visit Diamond’s website www.diamondcomm.com or contact Orazio Russo, Senior Vice President of Sales – Diamond Communications, at (973) 544-6817.
About Diamond Communications LLC
Diamond Communications LLC is headquartered in Short Hills, New Jersey with offices in nine states. Diamond is one of the largest private U.S. wireless infrastructure companies and manages in excess of 200,000 properties and structures across the country. Diamond has longstanding relationships with the major wireless carriers, regional carriers, first responders and other wireless users.