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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.

Our Backup Power Solution Provides:


deployed generators since 2012


available up time

Essential Power in a 5G World

5G applications, such as autonomous cars, telemedicine, industrial and building automation, and other machine-to-machine communication, mandate continuous power, making a redundant solution essential. Rely on our turnkey and fully managed Backup Power solution to keep your network up and running during the unexpected.

Prepare for the Unexpected

Check out a brief webinar to learn how our turnkey Backup Power solution can keep your network online during weather and disaster events, while freeing your time and resources to focus on other priorities.


Backup Power Generator

Harden Your Sites

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 100 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
  • Includes daily and storm-specific reporting for full transparency
  • Brings peace of mind with exceptional performance

Maintain Network Up Time 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. As the only third-party tower company to own, operate, and maintain backup power solutions, we provide fully managed power that simplifies network hardening.


Get the Support You Deserve

Get the Support You Deserve

When you choose to work with American Tower, we want to ensure you feel continually supported. Our teams take customer service seriously, and we are committed to providing a positive experience to every customer, every time.

See how on the customer support page