A roundup of tower news across Central and Latin America
Americas and Europe: Telefónica divests data centres
Telefónica has reached an agreement with Asterion Industrial Partners to sell eleven data centres for €550mn. The facilities are located in Spain, Brazil, the U.S., Mexico, Peru, Chile and Argentina.
Argentina: Claro to connect 250 rural communities with satellite
Claro has inked a deal with Comtech Telecommunications Corp to connect more than 250 rural communities across Argentina with high-speed 2G/3G and LTE backhaul, using satellite backhaul solutions and enabling signal for hundreds of thousands of Claro’s subscribers
Argentina: Telecom granted US$300mn loan
IDB Invest and Telecom have sealed a US$300mn package that will enable the MNO to implement its growth plan.