A roundup of tower news across Central and Latin America
Mexico, Nicaragua and Colombia: Uniti Towers acquires NMS towers in CALA
On 14 November 2016, CS&L, a U.S. based REIT which owns 4.2mn fibre strand miles (6.76mn km), 86 wireless towers, and other communications real estate throughout the United States and Mexico, announced the purchase of 359 towers from NMS for a total value of US$65mn. The towers are spread across Mexico, Colombia and Nicaragua and have been acquired by CS&L’s LatAm subsidiary, Uniti Towers (formerly known as Summit LatAm). A more detailed analysis of this transaction is featured later in this Journal.
Mexico: Altan group awarded Mexican wholesale mobile network deal
The Altan group has been awarded the Mexican wholesale mobile network deal.