Global Tower: international ambitions
Fully independent yet 100% owned by Turkcell, Global Tower is ready to expand into Eastern Europe, the CIS and the Middle East
Global Tower are becoming a benchmark for the successful expansion of an operator-led towerco. Carved out of Turkcell in 2007, the company now operates over 10,000 towers across four countries, with a consolidated tenancy ratio of 1.4, and is delivering 15-20% topline growth. TowerXchange spoke to Global Tower CEO Nihat Narin to learn more about their portfolio, the structure of the business, and their international growth plans.
TowerXchange: Please introduce Global Tower, how the company was formed and your current role in the markets in which you operate
Nihat Narin, CEO, Global Tower:
Global Tower was established in 2006 as a 100% subsidiary of Turkcell and commenced its operations in 2007 to provide infrastructure management by leasing places on towers to private, public entities and institutions.