Read this article to learn:
- Telefónica’s history of monetising its tower portfolio and motivations to do so
- Market by market tower counts for Telefónica and its infraco subsidiary Telxius
- Factors impacting the value of towers in Telefónica’s different markets
- What monetisation strategies could the MNO follow?
On 10 September 2019, Telefónica announced plans to accelerate the monetisation of its tower portfolio. The operator, which owns a portfolio of 68,000 sites across 12 markets had already commenced a tower monetisation strategy back in 2016 through the creation of its infrastructure subsidiary, Telxius, into which it has since transferred c. 18,000 towers and…