A shake-up of South Africa’s telecoms infrastructure

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

Read this article to learn:

  • Read this article to learn:
  • 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…

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