A roundup of tower news across Europe
CIS: VEON pulls tower sales in CIS
Following the cancellation of their Russian process in May, TowerXchange believes that VEON has also abandoned the sale of their passive assets in Georgia, Armenia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. It is as yet unknown whether the operator has other plans for the infrastructure in these countries.
Finland: Broadcast towerco for sale
Broadcast towerco Digita, operates 556 towers in Finland and was acquired from France’s TDF Group by First State Investments in 2012. Digita is believed to be among several European broadcast assets looking for a buyer in 2017. Read TowerXchange’s interview with Digita CEO, Juha-Pekka Weckström
France: Towercast sale could prove influential in the French market
French media group NRJ has announced its intention to sell broadcast towerco Towercast, a competitor to TDF, which offers DTT and FM broadcast services via 500 sites across France.