Orange examining infrastructure sharing scenarios in Kenya

Orange is considering selling 600 towers in Kenya. A senior executive at the operator admitted Orange had “launched a process looking at different scenarios to optimise costs in Kenya.”

A request for expressions of interest has been circulated, and 500 new builds would apparently also be involved. Orange currently owns or rents more than 900 sites in Kenya, with just over 40% of them running 3G as well as 2G technologies. Over 30% of sites are already shared, the majority being shared with Safaricom….

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