Myanmar – The Last Frontier

Rollout timetables and sparse spectrum allocation suggest rich rewards for towercos

Read this article to learn:

  • The huge potential for the tower industry in Myanmar; a 60mn population with less than 5% mobile penetration and aggressive rollout requirements
  • Terrain and transport infrastructure challenges
  • Why sparse spectrum allocation creates build-to-suit and tower sharing opportunities
  • Engagement to date of Apollo Towers, Protelindo and Digicel

Two mobile communications licences have been awarded in Myanmar, respectively to Ooredoo and Telenor.  Two others will also be issued to local companies, which are now seeking to partner with international operators. Myanmar is virgin territory for towers. Little infrastructure exists at this time. Significant buildout is thus required.  Enda Hardiman, Managing Partner of consultancy…

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