4G rollout and broadcast synergies in the French tower market
An interview with leading infrastructure provider, TDF
TDF, the French broadcast company own and operate a portfolio 6,500 ground based towers in France with commercial agreements in place covering an additional 3,000 rooftops. As France’s largest telecoms infrastructure provider, TDF hosts 8,500 PoPs putting its market share at 14%. Refinanced in March 2015, its shareholders now comprise Brookfield Infrastructure Group, Public Sector Pension Investment Board, APG Asset Management, Arcus Infrastructure Partners and Credit Agricole Assurances. In this interview TDF CEO, Olivier Huart discusses his thoughts on where growth opportunities lie in the French market.
TowerXchange: Please introduce TDF for readers less familiar with the European telecom and broadcast tower landscape.