Mobilink-Warid merger clears the way for Pakistan’s first tower transaction

With the sale of 13,000+ towers imminent, and another deal in the pipeline, TowerXchange examines the opportunities and threats for towercos in Pakistan

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  • How many towers are there in Pakistan, who owns them now, and what is for sale?
  • Infrastructure sharing and parallel infrastructure in Pakistan
  • The progress and potential impact of RANsharing in Pakistan
  • The 4G spectrum and 4G rollout plans of Pakistan’s MNOs
  • The emerging market for in-building solutions in Pakistan

The acquisition and integration of Warid by Mobilink is set to be accompanied by the spinning off of the combined operator’s towers. TowerXchange understands that one tower company has secured a period of exclusive negotiations to close the deal to acquire 13,000-13,700 towers (after the elimination of overlapping sites). A further 8,318 towers are coming…

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