Ghana: the most competitive tower market in Africa

Guest columnist Kenechi Okeleke finds competition among operators driving strong towerco performance in Ghana

Read this article to learn:

  • How the high operator/population ratio and subscriber penetration in Ghana are driving cost-cutting strategies
  • BMI’s view of towerco performance to date in Ghana
  • The potential impact of Airtel’s tower outsourcing strategy
  • QoS and coverage challenges
  • The macroeconomic outlook for Ghana: a stable political environment and ongoing GDP growth tempered by currency risk and electricity shortages

Ghana’s towers market is arguably the most competitive in Africa considering the number of active wireless communication service providers and independent tower management firms. Ghana has six mobile operators and many more wireless broadband providers, while three of the four biggest independent tower management firms in Africa operate in the country. These are Helios Towers…

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