Shared fibre and potential towerco partnerships in Africa
How CSquared view the role an independent fibreco evolving
CSquared have rolled out fibre networks in Uganda, Ghana and Liberia with plans to expand into new markets. TowerXchange speak to Bhavesh Mistry, CSquared’s CTIO to understand the fibre landscape in Africa, the interface with towercos and how both are likely to evolve.
TowerXchange: Please can you explain the fibre ecosystem and the status of fibre deployment across the African continent.
Bhavesh Mistry, Group CTIO, CSquared:
There are three principal types of fibre to take into consideration when looking at how mature the African market is. Firstly, there is the submarine cabling which lands at various points along the coast on the African continent.