Why Orange is sharing towers
Structuring deals to meet the specific requirements of each Orange affiliate
Marc Rennard was appointed International Executive Vice-President in charge of AMEA (Africa, Middle East and Asia) in 2006, and he joined Orange’s Group Executive Committee in 2010. Marc ran leading French towerco TDF for eleven years prior to joining France Telecom-Orange in 2003.
Michel Faivre reports to Marc and is responsible for defining passive infrastructure sharing strategy in the AMEA region.
Orange’s AMEA division is responsible for 81m customers at Orange affiliates in 20 countries, with 21,000 staff, and global income of €5bn.
TowerXchange: Why is Orange sharing their towers in Africa?
Marc Rennard, EVP, AMEA, France Telecom-Orange:
Where passive infrastructure once represented a third of the cost of a new site, it now represents at least two thirds of the cost of a new tower.