How MNO consolidation is restructuring the Indian tower market

As carrier consolidation drives tower M&A, TowerXchange projects market structure in 2020

Read this article to learn:

  • A brief summary of MNO consolidation in India
  • Towers for sale, towerco equity stakes for sale, and likely buyers
  • Quantifying the exposure of Indus Towers, Bharti Infratel and American Tower to the Vodafone-Idea merger
  • Exclusive comment from Akhil Gupta, Chairman of Bharti Infratel
  • Forecasting a towerco duopoly by 2020

Towercos own 68.4% of India’s 461,016 towers, so when the country’s #2 and #3 MNOs merge, who both happen to be partners in the country’s leading joint venture towerco, you can expect significant repercussions. Sure enough, tower ownership is being re-organised and there is mounting speculation that MNO consolidation will trigger renewed towerco consolidation. In…

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