Understanding the new landscape of Myanmar’s tower industry
Mytel’s irruption, the data boom and consolidation are reshaping one of the most dynamic telecom markets in Asia
A lot has changed since TowerXchange’s last visit to Yangon back in March 2017. Over the course of a year, Myanmar’s tower industry has seen a notable shift as the market has welcomed a new operator as well as several new towercos, and witnessed a game-changing tower transaction. I took a long flight to Yangon and met with a dozen industry stakeholders who are currently reshaping Myanmar’s telecom market. This article explores the opportunities that Myanmar holds for infrastructure developers, investors and solution providers, while offering a comprehensive analysis of one of the most dynamic and interesting tower markets in Asia.