From Fixed Wireless to towerco

WIRUlink provide high-speed Fixed Wireless connections in South Africa, but have 51 leasable towers and plan to expand their tower leasing business

Read this article to learn:

  • How WIRUlink transitioned from Fixed Wireless to towerco
  • Plans to expand and potentially carve-out the towerco business
  • Why WIRUlink keeps maintenance and construction in-house
  • Plans to take advantage of 5G and fibreisation

From fixing laptops in a South African suburb, to a Fixed Wireless Operator, to a fledgling towerco, WIRUlink’s management have not been afraid to take the initiative. Offering Fixed Wireless through a combination of leased towers and their own sites led WIRUlink to consider the opportunities of becoming a towerco themselves. Now with 51 sites…

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