Rural sites top the agenda at TowerXchange Meetup Africa 2019

Rural sites are an attractive investment opportunity for MNOs and innovative towercos now that site costs have come down and urban investment slows

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  • The size of the rural opportunity in Africa
  • Africa’s movers and shakers in rural connectivity
  • Energy challenges and solutions for rural sites
  • Matching site design and location
  • Economic models enabling greater rural investment

Innovation has pushed down site costs and increased site autonomy to make ultra-ultra rural sites increasingly viable. Historically, sparse populations and low ARPUs in rural areas have meant mobile coverage in rural Africa lagged behind urban Africa, but the gap appears to be narrowing. TowerXchange’s rural roundtable, hosted by Jocelyn Karakula, Deputy CTIO of Orange,…

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