The MEA tower industry at the end of 2017
Key trends and developments observed at this year’s Meetup
How did the industry get to where it is today, what lessons has it learned and where is it heading? TowerXchange examines the tower industry’s history and emerging trends, exploring key discussion points from the 2017 Meetup Africa & Middle East.
The status of the tower ownership in SSA and MENA
Towercos now own 2.966mn of the world’s 4.4mn telecom towers (67.4%), although this figure is somewhat distorted by the behemoth that is China Tower Company, which, with 1.9mn towers, accounts for almost two thirds of the world’s towerco owned towers.