Global tower market maturation

Towercos and infracos now own 61.9% of the world’s 3.4mn towers

Read this article to learn:

  • The scale of the tower industry worldwide and by region
  • When will the MENA tower market achieve “launch velocity?”
  • Why and where tower transaction deal flow is accelerating in Europe
  • Why Asia is currently the fastest growing tower market in the world
  • How the increasing maturity of the SSA and CALA tower industries affects market dynamics

During Q1 2016 the proportion of the world’s telecom and broadcast towers owned and operated by towercos or specialist infracos rose from 60.3% to 61.9%. A new, parallel industry to retail telecommunications, the tower industry is building the vast majority of the world’s new towers. This 20 year old, US$192bn infrastructure asset class currently owns…

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