Grid Rental Sites on the role of macro sites, DAS & small cells in supporting Chile’s booming mobile market
Chile’s 142% mobile penetration rate and 5% 4G coverage suggest a need for new towers, small cells and a possible look at the existing regulation
Maximo Parraguez Diaz started his career in telecoms with Claro Chile where he was in charge of the company’s site acquisition projects. Since then, he has gained further experience in companies like Swedcom and NSN. He is currently CEO of Grid Rental Sites, a Chilean company actively involved in the deployment of new infrastructure, installation of small cell and DAS and site maintenance.
Thanks to Maximo’s long standing experience in the country, we are able to offer our readers a snapshot of the Chilean wireless market, its challenges and the many opportunities ahead.
TowerXchange: Maximo, tell us about your company and its activities in Chile
Maximo Parraguez Diaz, CEO, Grid Rental Sites:
Grid Rental Sites was created in 2009 and has since been very active in site acquisition, housing of cell sites, facilities management, engineering services and development of infrastructure for major carriers in Chile.