Keep Services Running When Power Goes Down

Harden your network in the event of storms, disasters, or an unreliable power grid by providing a fully managed on-site backup generator at your communications sites. Our generators keep communications equipment online, so you can continue delivering the level of service your customers demand.


generators deployed since 2010


available up time for our generators

19+ hours

average run time for our generators in 2018

Harden Your Sites

Backup Power Generator

Follow industry best practices for power hardening at communications sites, while staying focused on your business. American Tower:

  • Provides generators that can run for up to 48 hours before refueling
  • Monitors generators 24/7 through a state-of-the-art Network Operations Center (NOC)
  • Performs all ongoing preventive maintenance and service, and eliminates your environmental compliance risks
  • Conducts weekly startup tests
  • Follows a storm protocol to prepare the generator fleet and field-based teams for anticipated weather events
  • Coordinates refueling when 60 percent tank capacity is reached

Maintain Network Uptime the Easy Way

The American Tower Backup Power solution eliminates the need to purchase, install, and maintain generators and lease more ground space on sites.

We size power to fit the needs of each customer. And we remain the only third-party tower company to own, operate, and maintain backup power solutions.


Power Assurance eBook

Power Assurance


Service disruptions caused by power outages can cost you time, money, and potentially customers. Learn how to keep wireless service operational when the grid fails.


Backup Power sellsheet

Backup Power: Harden Your Communications Network


The American Tower Backup Power solution offers the scale, performance, and value to ensure your sites have power during outages, so you can focus on your business.



Find Sites


Find the right sites in the right locations to optimize your network by using our fully integrated site locator, online application, and project tracking tool.


Let Us Help

At American Tower, we take customer service seriously. Our customers are encouraged to share their feedback, and we take action, with the goal of continually making it easier to work with us. We are committed to providing ongoing support to every customer, every step of the way.