Orange pioneers the ESCO model in Sub-Saharan Africa
With four ESCO contracts signed and another three RFPs live, Orange has been leading in the adoption of the ESCO model in the telecom space. TowerXchange speak to Nat-sy Missamou, Orange MEA’s Director of New Business Models for Network Infrastructure to understand the MNO’s perspective on ESCOs and how they are fitting into their passive infrastructure strategy.
TowerXchange: Please can you explain more about Orange’s footprint and history of sharing and outsourcing passive infrastructure?
Nat-sy Missamou, Director of New Business Models for Network Infrastructure, Orange MEA:
Orange has a footprint in 22 markets across the African and Middle Eastern region, owning a total portfolio of around 33000 radio sites.