South Africa: A new bastion of resiliency
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South Africa: A new bastion of resiliency

Meetup Africa 2023 saw South African leaders discuss the switch from 5G and new builds to power and resiliency

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Meetup Africa shone a spotlight on one of Africa’s largest, most dynamic, and more recently most challenging market in Sub-Saharan Africa; South Africa. Two big transactions over the last 2 years brought two big players into the market; IHS Towers acquiring MTN’s portfolio in 2022, and Vodacom South Africa carving out its portfolio into the country’s newest towerco MAST Services in 2023.

It’s all about resiliency

Unsurprisingly, energy tops the priority list for South Africa, a topic traditionally much lower down in the past. The decline of ESKOM and loadshedding has forced the industry to switch gears in an effort to shore up network resilience, with power-as-a-service making a quick arrival to the market.


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