Based in Boston, Massachusetts, the company is the leading independent owner and operator of more than 14,000 broadcast and wireless communications towers in the United States and Mexico.
Established in 1995, American Tower owns, manages, develops, and leases wireless and broadcast communications sites. Today, American Tower has evolved into a full-service solutions provider, offering a wide range of products and services, including radio frequency engineering and fixed network design, site development, management and leasing to construction, and components manufacturing and site monitoring.
Prior to the formation of American Tower, Dodge was the founder and CEO of its then-parent company, American Radio Systems Corporation(ARS). Mr. Dodge grew ARS from a start-up into the fourth-largest radio company in the United States. In 1988, he founded Atlantic Radio, L.P., the forerunner to ARS. Previously, Dodge served as chairman and CEO of American Cablesystems Corporation, a cable television company he founded in 1978.