African tower market heats up (Nov 2013)

TowerXchange forecast more tower transactions by tier one MNOs, concentrating on Africa’s largest markets

Read this article to learn:

  • Who are the main stakeholders in African towers and how have their activities affected the ‘TowerXchange tower transaction heatmap’?
  • The maturity of the local tower markets in Africa’s top 16 most populous countries
  • Two distinct classes of opportunity for new market entrant towercos
  • The maturation of the African tower industry from the current “Proof of Concept” phase to a second phase of “Scale and Consolidation”

First published May 2, 2013. Updated November 29, 2013. The ‘TowerXchange tower transaction heatmap’ provides a visual illustration of our understanding of the level of progress in each African country toward transferring tower assets from at least one operator to be owned or managed and marketed by an independent towerco. TowerXchange’s heatmap graphic consolidates information…

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