China Tower Company absorbs 1mn towers

Tower companies now own two in three of the world’s telecom towers

Read this article to learn:

  • Reports of the scale of CTC and of their BTS programme
  • Breakdown of the ownership of CTC
  • The valuation of the towers transferred to CTC
  • The implications of the creation of CTC for the penetration of the towerco business model worldwide

China has become the latest telecom market to adopt the tower company business model, unlocking capex and opex savings through infrastructure sharing. With the injection of around a million legacy tower assets into China Tower Company (CTC), towercos now own 2,025,946 of the world’s ~3mn towers. MNOs who retain their towers are now in the…

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