Kuwait: Poised for a landmark moment in the MENA tower industry

A study of the Kuwaiti market with the closure of Zain’s tower sale to IHS imminent

Read this article to learn:

  • Key background on the Kuwaiti mobile sector
  • Tower ownership, sharing and operations in Kuwait
  • Details of Zain’s tower sale to IHS Towers
  • Whether we could see further towerco activity in Kuwait

On 10 October 2017, Zain Kuwait announced that it had reached a deal with IHS Towers for the sale and leaseback of its tower portfolio in the country. The deal, which is expected to close imminently, will mark the Middle East’s first tower transaction of scale. TowerXchange take a closer look at the Kuwaiti market…

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