Changing the game in South Africa

How Helios Towers plans to manage power, fibreise towers and operate edge data centres in South Africa

Read this article to learn:

  • Tower estimates for South African towercos and MNOs and new build projects
  • Helios Towers asset count and project pipeline in South Africa
  • How fibre optic and edge data centres are turning Helios Towers South Africa into a converged infrastructure player
  • Plans for network densification and 5G investment in South Africa
  • Helios Towers South Africa’s plan to displace incumbents by offering a tower+power service proposition

Helios Towers South Africa (HTSA) has launched into South Africa in a joint venture with domestic fibreco Vulatel, and an acquisition of home grown towerco SA Towers. It now has around 100 sites with ambitions to grow that tenfold over the next three years. In addition to ambitious build to suit plans, HTSA will also…

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