A first look at the budding tower industry in Pakistan
Towercos poised to flourish, providing efficient shared sites, with as many as half of Pakistan's towers coming to market in sale and leasebacks
Pakistan is another market to watch in Asia, with its combination of steady telecom market growth, considerable inventory of towers which are ripe for optimisation, and amenable regulatory regime. Nevertheless, this is still a challenging market with grid and security issues, and more than a little complexity in terms of operational realities. It’s been considered too risky by many investors to date, but that may be changing. In this editorial, TowerXchange takes a look at the mobile and tower market in Pakistan to share some insight into conditions on the ground, and identify the next big opportunities.