Keyword: Communications Sales and Leasing (CS&L)
Windstream is refuting claims made by a noteholder that transfer of its network holdings to Uniti did not comply with a sale and leaseback covenant.
Uniti said it is already seeing a number of sales and capital synergies from its pending purchases of Hunt Telecom and Southern Light.
Uniti is acquiring Southeast-based fiber provider Southern Light for about $700 million in cash and equity.
Uniti Fiber is extending its dark fiber capabilities in the Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana, region.
Communications Sales and Leasing (CS&L) is beefing up its E-Rate and wireless backhaul capabilities by acquiring Hunt Telecom for $170 million.
CS&L said it plans to make more fiber network infrastructure deals throughout 2017.
CS&L says the recent swath of fiber network acquisitions could lead to new opportunities for its REIT business.
CS&L says that its newly minted Uniti Fiber unit is seeing growing interest in dark fiber services.
Uniti Fiber won a big dark fiber deal serving a large wireless operator, prompting it to expand its reach in three markets.
Communications Sales & Leasing (CS&L) has signaled it is ready to scale its business further with plans to upgrade its credit agreement.