Two recent news articles illustrate that pole attachment rental rates are not just a complex issue, it can be a rather "hot-button" topic as well.
- Kentucky PSC schedules conference in TVA pole rate preemption case
- Verizon, AT&T pension charges could impact poIte attachment fees
As these articles illustrate, it's an issue that can bog down the policies and procedures -- as well as the bottom line -- of Fortune 500 companies and statewide commissions. So it certainly can have an effect on municipalities, which are operating on far fewer human and financial resources.
McLean Engineering's Analytical Solutions team has broad experience helping community utilities with pole attachment best practices and cost recovery opportunities -- beyond the rental rates. Contact Vice President Walter West for more information.