TowerXchange’s guide to the Central American tower market

Tower counts, towerco penetration and baseline data on Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama

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  • How many towers are in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama, and who owns them?
  • Which MNOs have retained towers, which have sold to towercos?
  • Which towercos are active in each country?
  • What is the progress of 4G rollouts in each country?

Independent towercos own and market 3,681 of the 10,971 towers in Central America, representing penetration of 34%. Towercos building rather than buying will drive growth in the region, with the majority of “low hanging fruit” sale and leaseback transactions already complete. Potential inorganic growth is more likely to come from consolidation within the tower industry,…

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