Blue Ridge Towers Inc. opens for business

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A new business is Southwest Roanoke is open and ready to provide cell service for all.

Wednesday on first street, Blue Ridge Towers Inc. had their ribbon cutting ceremony.

The business is an independent owner of cell towers which contracts the use out to companies such as Verizon and T-Mobile.

The company’s founder says he will not only create jobs in our area but infrastructures as well.

“Jobs come with the volume and that’s what we are concentrating on right now, is putting Blue Ridge in a position to increase it’s volume. The number of towers we build a year and as we increase our volume, we will also increase in employees,” said Anthony Smith, Founder of Blue Ridge Towers.

The company has three full time employees and plans to include five new ones in 2017.

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