BMI: why Kenya could be next for tower sharing
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BMI: why Kenya could be next for tower sharing


BMI Analysis: a new guest column by Ken Okeleke, Senior Analyst at Business Monitor International

Kenya is arguably the largest of the remaining mobile markets in Sub-Saharan Africa yet to see the uptake of independent tower-sharing services. However, some key market dynamics make the service almost inevitable to ensure that some operators in the market remain competitive and for a general improvement in network quality of service and coverage. The leading independent tower sharing firms operating in the region have all set their sights on the Kenyan market, which may finally yield to independent tower-sharing services in 2013.

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