Towerco leveraging Alfamart store locations to provide coverage and capacity for MNOs
Partnership resolves site acquisition challenges and expedites deployment
One of the towercos TowerXchange identified in early 2017 was Indonesia-based PT. PERMATA KARYA PERDANA (PEKAPE). Through its relationship with Alfamart, one of the leading retailers in the country, PEKAPE is uniquely positioned to offer some of the best locations desired by MNOs for coverage, infill and capacity. Despite coming up against established towercos such as Tower Bersama, Protelindo and even MNO-led Mitratel (Telkomsel), PEKAPE has carved out a nice niche in the local telecommunications infrastructure sharing marketplace. During my visit to Jakarta over the summer, I caught up over dinner with its CEO and CTO. Read on to learn more.