Burkina Faso and Niger - two new tower markets created by the Airtel tower sale
As new frontier markets open up, TowerXchange investigates and challenges and opportunities posed by doing business in these growing markets
Since Airtel announced the divestment of towers in 16 markets, Niger and Burkina Faso have opened up as new markets for towercos and their partners. Given towers in both markets are believed to be part of recent deals, it’s becoming critical for towercos and suppliers alike to determine how best to tap into these growing frontier markets.
While no significant political, economic or geographical challenges are reported in the region, none the less operating in these West African states can prove a challenge. and as three of them are landlocked logistical issues must be front of mind for anyone doing business there.