The implications of the Nigerian tower deals for managed service providers

Opportunities for collaboration between MNOs, towercos and Ericsson to create efficiencies in the management of active and passive infrastructure

Read this article to learn:

  • Ericsson’s experience, footprint and capabilities in Nigeria; what is in house, what is subcontracted
  • Minimising site visits and creating efficiencies by unifying managed services for active and passive infrastructure
  • Leveraging logistical systems to track and steer Nigeria’s fragmented ecosystem of local O&M refueling subcontractors

Ericsson is the leading provider of managed services in Nigeria, with over 1500 staff on the ground and managed services contracts with MTN, Airtel and Smile. What is the impact on their business of towercos acquiring 65% of Nigeria’s towers (forecast to rise to 85% when the Airtel Nigeria transaction closes)? What are the synergies…

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