PowerCom: working to boost Namibia’s tower inventory by nearly 50%
Regulator works with country’s first towerco to close infrastructure gap
In a short space of time, PowerCom has transformed the Namibian tower market. Since 2016, Alisa Amupolo has been the Chief Executive Officer of PowerCom – her focus on professionalising the lease up of towers and bringing focus to the efficiency of capex deployment has reoriented the market. Owning around 40% of Namibia’s towers, PowerCom is investing in build-to-suit projects and energy innovation to bring real changes to this market of 2.8mn mobile subscribers. TowerXchange speaks with Alisa to discover her story, PowerCom’s origins and the next steps in filling the gaps in Namibia’s coverage map.
TowerXchange: First please introduce yourself – how did you get into the tower business.