New towerco Infratel prepares to launch in Southern Africa
Infratel targets building 100 towers per year in South Africa, building credibility to bid for acquisition opportunities
Sibusiso Mvelase has over eight years of experience of supplying, constructing and providing power to cell sites across 16 countries in Africa, and includes MTN, Vodacom, Etisalat, Econet, Huawei, ZTE, Telecom Mozambique, Telecom Namibia and Vodacom among his clients. He’s taking that experience to launch a new towerco, Infratel. For an insight into the formative strategies of a new entrant towerco, TowerXchange spoke to Sibusiso earlier this month.
TowerXchange: Please introduce us to yourself and to Infratel.
Sibusiso Mvelase, Chairman, Infratel:
Infratel is headquartered in Johannesburg. Infratel is a boutique towerco, seeking to build minimum of 100 sites per year.