2017 report

Access key take homes, insights and attendee profiles from the 2017 Meetup

Report highlights include:

– A history and review of MEA’s tower industry at the end of 2017
– The top 20 tips for achieving operational excellence
– MNO infrastructure sharing and investment priorities
– Operational priorities, growth and diversification opportunities for MEA’s towercos
– An update on finance and investment in the towerco sector
– Study of the emerging ESCO market in the telecom sector
– Report from the inaugural tower industry regulatory focus group
– Full attendee list
– TowerXchange industry award winners
– Interview with Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, IHS Towers’ Sam Darwish
– 2017 sponsors and exhibitors and interviews with early confirmed 2018 exhibitors


“The TowerXchange brings great value as a one stop engagement with the relevant players and information portal to inform decisions on future strategic direction for our organisation” – Timothy Waga, Subject Matter Expert – Structural Engineering, Safaricom

“A really good one of a kind event for networking and meeting various passive infrastructure players and understanding multiple technical solutions to overcome passive network operational challenges. It’s also only place to know what’s happening in MEA towerco industry” – Divyajeet Mahajan, CEO, Tower Business Unit, Econet Wireless

“TowerXchange provides an excellent opportunity to meetup with all the major and minor players in the tower Industry and is the main event on my calendar”- Andrew Edmondson, COO, QTE

“Big thanks to TowerXchange team for their support before, during and after the event. They are very knowledgeable in the field of tower industry and they always manage to bring the right people from this industry together with the vendors and experts” – Miloud Abdelilah, Managing Director, Eltek

“TowerXchange meetups are not just for exchanging ideas and solutions, business deals are negotiated and deals are either concluded or rejected there” – Simon Nyadzani, Site Acquisition Supervisor, MTN

Download TowerXchange Meetup Africa & ME 2017 report

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