Italian tower market emerges from stasis

Significant transactions in prospect

Read this article to learn:

  • The impact of the forthcoming sale of 10,000 Telecom Italia towers for a wave of tower transactions in Italy and across Europe
  • Progress of LTE deployment in Italy
  • Coverage overlap and tower sharing to date in Italy
  • The continued performance of the Italian mobile sector against the downturn
  • Why this tower sale is likely to attract than a previous attempt to sell 18,000 Italian towers in 2007

A forthcoming sale of Telecom Italia towers will be the most significant such transaction in Europe in 2014. The acquirer will become the largest independent towerco in Italy. Italian operator WIND, a subsidiary of the Russian Vimpelcom, is also considering a tower sale.  If both of these initiatives come to fruition, the coming 12 months…

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