Sky is the limit: Skysites evolves from property aggregator to build-to-suit towerco

Brazilian site acquirer-turned towerco targets 2,000 BTS sites in five years

Read this article to learn:

  • Skysites’ transition from site acquisition and aggregation to BTS towerco
  • Comparing the cost of macro towers, rooftops and small cells in Brazil
  • The network planning implications of Brazil’s shift from voice to data-centricity
  • Opportunities for small cells and Wi-Fi as networks reach capacity
  • The three factors which need to be addressed to unlock implementation of new sites in Brazil

Founded in November 2010, Skysites started out as an aggregator, accumulating a portfolio of 27,000 prospective cell sites by securing exclusive agreements with large property owners including retail chains, churches, hotels, universities and sports arenas. As Brazilian carriers moved from building their own towers to outsourcing to towercos, Skysites has moved into the build to…

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