TowerXchange 5, 9/13

Issue 5 (September 2013) table of contents

5 Tower counts & transaction history

8 The future of the African tower industry

13 News

17 Tower People

19 BMI: MTN’s tower strategy in Rwanda and Zambia

24 Mott MacDonald Share Square: Senegal

26 Cover story: Vodacom and Etisalat’s tower strategy

30 TowerXchange Meetup

40 Tanzania case study

41Infrastructure sharing in Tanzania

43HTA to acquire 1,149 towers from Vodacom

46A view of Tanzania from the front lines at NEWL

52 Towerco perspectives

54 Case study: TowerCo of Madagascar

59 FTS: how to manage towers in high risk markets

64 The future of South Africa’s telecom towers

70 RMS and site management, part four

71azeti add intelligence to BTS site management

77Tarantula on how to measure and maximise TCF

82HMS: If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it

87 TowerPower: profiles of Emerson Network Power, Ballard, UGE, Flexenclosure, Enatel and DAQS

116 Energy storage tradeoffs

117 Could vanadium redox be a game changer?

124 GE’s unique energy storage innovation

130 Li-ion technology telecom backup power

134 Rooftops, masts and towers

135Designing & strengthening towers for multiple tenants

139Geostrut’s carbon fibre towers

143Bridging the digital divide in Ghana

146 Who’s who in tower design, manufacture, installation and manages services

151 Beyond passive infrastructure: data centres

154 HS&S: cell site security and access control