Phoenix Tower International’s CEO, Dagan Kasavana and Executive Chairman Tim Culver on the company’s European expansion
PTI to add 650 Irish towers plus 4,000 French BTS pipeline to their portfolio
Usually hitting TowerXchange headlines through their succession of deals across the Americas, Phoenix Tower International enters TowerXchange’s European market coverage in 2020 announcing two European deals within two months of each other. Having established a joint venture with Bouygues Telecom to deploy 4,000 new sites in France as well as signing a deal to acquire eir’s tower portfolio in Ireland, TowerXchange catches up with PTI’s CEO Dagan Kasavana and Executive Chairman, Tim Culver to find out more.
TowerXchange: Dagan, Congratulations on your deals in France in Ireland. Can you tell us what attracted you to the Bouygues deal and the French market?
Dagan Kasavana, CEO, Phoenix Tower International: We have been operating in France via our acquisition of Digicel’s towers in the French West Indies markets of Martinique, Guadeloupe and French Guyana for over two years now and have enjoyed working with the French wireless operators on their build-out needs.