Introduction to the Malaysian tower market
© 2024 TowerXchange is part of techoraco, techoraco Limited, 4 Bouverie Street, London, EC4Y 8AX, Registered in England & Wales, Company number 15236387
Copyright © techoraco and its affiliated companies 2024

Introduction to the Malaysian tower market


Around a third of Malaysia’s 20,000 towers are owned and operated by independent towercos, the largest of which is edotco, plus several State-backed regional towercos

There are a number different combinations of market dynamics that make a country a ‘perfect fit’ for independent towercos. Malaysia is one such ‘perfect fit’: three strong, competitive operators each with substantial market share; a wave of new LTE license holders seeking to co-locate rather than deploy their own sites; a data hungry subscriber base fuelled by growing disposable incomes; and an established culture of tower sharing. Malaysia is home to edotco’s headquarters and first live opco, and home to a multitude of smaller, regionally-focused State-backed and independent towercos. Let’s take a closer look at the structure of Malaysia’s tower market.


The content you are trying to view is exclusive to our subscribers.

To unlock this article:

Subscribe Login
Gift this article