A roundup of tower news across Europe
CIS: Teasers out for VimpelCom’s Central Asian towers
Teasers are out for the sale of 12,400 VimpelCom towers in Central Asia, with TAP Advisors believed to be running the process. With 4G only rolled out to half the population in Kazakhstan, Armenia and Georgia, and with the Ukraine still lagging in 3G rollout, demand for data will soar and demand for points of service in these markets could double in the next ten years. And with few existing towercos in the region, VimpelCom’s process could inaugurate a new era of shared infrastructure in Eurasia.
France: Bouygues Telecom announce third deal with Cellnex
Bouygues Telecom have announced a third deal with towerco partners Cellnex, this time to add a further 3,000 sites to Cellnex’s French portfolio.