Hamstrung rooftop co-locations and potential tower monetisations in the German market
Insights from the Germany roundtable at the TowerXchange Meetup Europe 2016
The German tower industry, whilst considered a relatively stable, low growth market, has started to see a spate of activity that could alter dynamics in the country with a potential monetisation of one tower portfolio, a carve out of another and new investment raised for a third. At the 2016 TowerXchange Meetup Europe, key actors in the country met to examine the substance behind such speculations, whilst discussing growth opportunities in the market and the challenges presented by the country’s proportionally high number of rooftop sites.
Who are the key players?
Germany has three mobile network operators following Telefónica’s acquisition of E+ in 2014.