Likusasa: The future is now
Innovating cell site design to connect the next billion subscribers
Likusasa are a pan-African ICT project manager and constructor offering comprehensive services incorporating infrastructure construction, cell site design and installation, and diesel, hybrid and PV energy solutions. Likusasa have built approximately 3,000 greenfield cell sites in Africa and retrofitted many thousands more. TowerXchange spoke to Likusasa’s CEO Gary Staunton about the impact of towercos entering the African telecoms infrastructure market, and innovations to improve the economics of rural connectivity.
TowerXchange: Thanks for speaking to us today Gary. How has the increasing role played by independent tower companies in Africa affected the greenfield new site build business?
Gary Staunton, CEO, Likusasa:
The operator has different objectives from a towerco.