Entrepreneurial towerco FPS expands beyond rural towers into urban rooftops

Insights into how the French tower market is evolving to meet the needs of four MNOs, including a new rollout and a network plan being shaped by RAN-sharing

Read this article to learn:

  • How FPS’ background has created a unique niche in the French market
  • FPS’ three-stage plan for growth in France
  • The size of the French tower market and who owns the towers
  • How the dynamics of the French market will drive tower growth in the country
  • The impact new towercos such as Cellnex and Inwit have had in galvanising potential tower divestments

FPS was formed in 2012 by Antin Infrastructure Partners to acquire and manage just over 2,000 towers acquired from Bouygues Telecom. Since then, their ambitious growth strategy has led to the acquisition of Loxel, a rooftop management organisation, in 2015, and further plans to leverage operator consolidation and partnerships to gain market share. We spoke…

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