The shape of the Kenyan tower industry following the American Tower-Telkom Kenya deal

How we got to where we are today, market growth forecast and potential M&A activity on the horizon

Read this article to learn:

  • Growth in the Kenyan mobile market and how this translates into new sites
  • Market share of the country’s three MNOs
  • How many towers there are in Kenya, who owns them and what power needs they have
  • A history of infrastructure sharing and tower deals, including details of American Tower’s acquisition of Telkom Kenya’s sites
  • Further M&A which could be expected in Kenya

In April 2018, American Tower announced that it had reached an agreement to acquire up to 723 towers from Telkom Kenya. The transaction, expected to close in the second half of 2018, adds a fifth country to the towerco’s African footprint and marks the second tower transaction of scale in Kenya. TowerXchange examine the transaction…

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