Jtel: The tower industry in the Northeast and Amazon regions of Brazil
Local telecom service provider Jtel introduce the logistical challenges of maintaining towers along the coastline and in the jungle
The Brazilian tower industry is not just about the major cities in the Southeast, where growth is driven by burgeoning demand for data capacity and there is an impending need for cell site densification driven by LTE. There is another market for towers and telecom services in the Northeast of the country and in the Brazilian jungle. While there are three cities populated by over 3mn in the Northeast, the jungle regions are characterised by some of the logistical complexities that readers might recognise from remote cell sites in Africa and Southeast Asia. To learn more, TowerXchange spoke to an exciting new telecom service provider which focuses on these regions - Jtel.