4G drives the restructuring of the Indian tower industry

TowerXchange examines the impact of the rollout on tower cash flow and towerco consolidation in India

Read this article to learn:

  • Phase one of 4G rollout is being driven by loading of existing sites
  • Phase two will include more new full blown tenancies and new build
  • At least one MNO has started self-deploying again, particularly micro sites
  • The need to raise capital for 4G has re-ignited tower transaction deal flow in India
  • The impact of consolidation among India’s MNOs

It is increasingly apparent that the 4G rollout will have a significant effect on the structure of the mature, hitherto stable Indian tower industry. While MNOs committed outlay of Rs66,000 crore (US$9.9bn) in India’s most recent round of spectrum auctions did not precipitate any immediate tower monetisations to raise capital, it seems the cost of…

Towercos and MNOs are entitled to a free subscription. Please login with your usual credentials or apply for a new account.

This content is for Subscribers only

To read the full article either login below or follow the link to subscribe.

Log In Subscribe


Announcing an enhanced TowerXchange Journal – subscribe now!

Our new improved offering will allow you to access the insight and analysis you have come to rely on from TowerXchange – but in a format that suits you.

We would love you to continue to receive the TowerXchange Journal by subscribing, and to contribute to the knowledge sharing and information resource we have built up in the form of over 2.5mn words of research and almost 1,000 CXO interviews. An individual subscription costs GBP£2,500 per year, with corporate subscriptions priced according to scale.

Subscribe now