Vertical Bridge Holdings, LLC, the largest private owner and operator of communications infrastructure in the United States, announced that Allan Tantillo has joined the company as Vice President of New Technologies. In his new role, Tantillo will focus on identifying and creating opportunities that help clients deploy new wireless technologies utilizing Vertical Bridge’s wide range of assets.
“These are exciting times in the wireless industry as new technologies such as 5G, CBRS and edge computing become available, providing new opportunities for Vertical Bridge to support our clients and partners,” said Bernard Borghei, Executive Vice President of Operations and Co-Founder of Vertical Bridge. “We’re extremely excited to have Allan join our team. His understanding of carrier needs and network development will be invaluable as we continue to offer wireless operators new ways to build out faster, more robust networks.”
Tantillo comes to Vertical Bridge with nearly two decades of experience in the wireless industry. Most recently, he served as Senior Director for National Site Development at T-Mobile USA, the nation’s third largest telecommunications carrier. Tantillo has also held additional management roles at T-Mobile including Director for T-Mobile Towers, Senior Manager of National Development and Area Development Manager.
“Vertical Bridge is an innovator in its space and has a unique understanding of how the industry will be impacted by new technologies – in-building wireless networks and micro data centers are just two examples,” said Tantillo. “I am thrilled to join the company and look forward to helping our partners take advantage of the industry’s new technological advances.”