Airtel pulls the plug on Malawi tower deal, rest of Eaton transaction unaffected

Eaton has already closed Airtel acquisitions in Ghana, Kenya and Uganda, with Burkina Faso and Niger to follow

Airtel’s deal to sell their towers in Malawi to Eaton Towers has timed out due to slow progress toward close. Contrary to some reports in the press suggesting that the entire 3,500 Eaton-Airtel tower deal had been cancelled, the deal is off only in Malawi, the smallest tower portfolio of the six countries in which…

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