Russia and CIS FAQs (updated March 2016)

Over 40 questions and answers to help you understand the tremendous opportunities within the Russian and CIS tower markets

Read this article to learn:

  • Which Russian MNOs have an interest in an independent tower industry
  • What the current towerco landscape in Russia looks like
  • How the Russian wireless market has developed and where growth is needed
  • Sources of potential funding in the Russian market
  • Challenges and opportunities in the wider CIS

As the largest country on the planet, Russian telecom networks are made up of ~42,100 towers and ~75,000 rooftops across its populated regions, most of which remain operator-captive. In a fiercely competitive MNO landscape with relatively few shared sites, only Russian Towers, Vertical and a couple of other smaller towercos are steadily creating an independent…

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