BMI: why Kenya could be next for tower sharing

BMI Analysis: a new guest column by Ken Okeleke, Senior Analyst at Business Monitor International

Read this article to learn:

  • Why market growth, price wars, declining ARPU and the struggle to achieve profitability attract Kenya’s MNOs to consider tower-sharing
  • Country risk perspectives on Kenya’s economy and election results
  • The Kenyan regulator’s stance on tower-sharing
  • BMI’s view on which MNOs and towercos are likely to be most active in Kenyan tower-sharing

Kenya is arguably the largest of the remaining mobile markets in Sub-Saharan Africa yet to see the uptake of independent tower-sharing services. However, some key market dynamics make the service almost inevitable to ensure that some operators in the market remain competitive and for a general improvement in network quality of service and coverage. The…

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