Iranian Towers: MCI, RighTel and Fanasia join forces

Iran enters a new era of infrastructure sharing

Read this article to learn:

  • The current structure of the Iranian telecoms sector
  • Why MNOs MCI and RighTel decided to join forces in the creation of Iranian Towers
  • Phase one of the towerco’s planned operations
  • How the towerco will use third parties and what equipment they are assessing
  • The scope for including further locations and assets

Iran is the Middle East’s largest mobile market and, with infrastructure sharing having been limited to date, significant parallel infrastructure and inefficiencies exist. In early 2017, number one and number three operators, MCI and RighTel joined forces with Fanasia to create a new towerco, Iranian Towers, an entity designed to bring new efficiencies to the…

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