Navigating the changing landscape of the Ghanaian tower market
Lessons learned from the Ghana round table at the TowerXchange Meetup Africa, October 2014
Ghana is a very attractive telecoms market, but is it overcrowded? Six MNOs. Four towercos – soon to become three – serving a population of just 26mn. How is competition affecting the tower industry? What was the impact of the devaluation of the Cedi? How has that affected access to diesel and the battle to reduce energy opex? How will the launch of LTE, restricted to date to indigenous new market entrants, reshape the market? These were just some of the questions posed at the Ghana round table at the last TowerXchange Meetup Africa, based on which we present the following insights.