A shake-up of South Africa’s telecoms infrastructure

How MNOs, towercos, government and 5G evolution are shaping the future

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  • Mobile market shares and tower ownership in the South African market
  • The role South Africa’s MNOs see for towercos and how they would like business models and pricing to evolve
  • New build requirements and challenges faced by towercos and MNOs
  • The impact of the American Tower - Eaton Towers transaction and speculation surrounding an MTN tower sale
  • Proposed mechanisms and models for 5G deployment and indoor coverage expansion
  • How the National Integrated ICT Policy White Paper could affect the South African market

The shape of South Africa’s telecoms network infrastructure has undergone significant changes in the past twelve months, with further shake-ups on the horizon. From operator-led towercos and Cell C’s plans to rebuild their tower portfolio, to American Tower’s acquisition of Eaton Towers and the Government’s proposal to create a Wholesale Open Access Network. Such developments…

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