Being small and local could be a plus in Brazil
Insights into the BTS market, and the realities of site acquisition and permitting in Brazil
AlfaSite might be a small entity in the Brazilian tower landscape but is able to leverage its ownership by a larger local holding, Grupo Alfa, which incorporates a managed service provider, an energy equipment company, a tower manufacturer and a tower company. Thanks to its local expertise and easy access to materials and manpower, AlfaSite has been able to win build-to-suit (BTS) projects in 2015 and has bold goals for 2016, in spite of the current challenging conditions the market is facing.
In this interview, TowerXchange discuss with the company’s COO, Eduardo Martins Pedro, what it means to do business in Brazil today; technical and operational challenges as well as opportunities.