African towercos’ strategies to date and plans for the future

Insights gleaned from the keynote towerco CXO panel session at the TowerXchange Meetup Africa, held in Q4 2014

Read this article to learn:

  • How much growth is left in the African tower industry?
  • Comparing business models and lease packages in SSA with the US
  • The structure of the SSA tower market: SLB vs MLL, and what is the number of towercos per market?
  • Towerco CXO priorities when investing to reduce energy opex, and their appetite for ESCO business models
  • What is the one thing the SSA tower industry needs?

This article summarises talking points from the keynote towerco CXO panel session at the TowerXchange Meetup Africa 2014, featuring Chuck Green, CEO of Helios Towers Africa; Terry Rhodes, then Co-founder and Director of Eaton Towers (now interim CEO); American Tower’s Africa CEO Pieter Nel; and Abhulime Ehiagwina, CFO of Helios Towers Nigeria. The panel was…

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