Helios Towers Africa’s plans for the 950 towers to be acquired from Airtel DRC
An interview with HTA’s Group Director of Sales and Marketing, Alex Leigh
On 5th May, Airtel announced the sale of 950 towers in the DRC to Helios Towers Africa, signifying the operator’s eleventh tower transaction and second with Helios. The deal further strengthens Helios Towers Africa’s position in the DRC, where they are the sole towerco in what is known to be a very operationally challenging market. TowerXchange speak to Helios Towers Africa’s Group Director of Sales and Marketing, Alex Leigh to discuss the transaction and why the DRC is such an exciting market.
On 5th May 2016, Bharti Airtel International agreed the sale of 950 towers in the DRC (including sites under construction) to Helios Towers Africa.