IFC on the Guatemalan telecom tower industry
Security and poor infrastructure remain key challenges but the market shows signs of improvement
IFC’s Guillermo Mulville, a regular speaker at TowerXchange Meetups and columnist in the TowerXchange Journal, shares with our readers his views on the complex Guatemalan telecom industry. With issues concerning security and lack of infrastructure, very low towerco penetration and plenty of room for growth, the local telecom tower industry is one we need to keep a close eye on.
TowerXchange: What is your view on the current status of the Guatemalan telecom industry? And its tower sector?
Guillermo Mulville, Head of TMT for Latin America, IFC:
Guatemala has the biggest telecom sector in Central America, which is consistent with the fact that it has the largest population in this region.