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IHS Towers coughs up $413m for 5,700 MTN sites

Telco tower assets are changing hands at a rapid rate; this week the action is taking place in South Africa. IHS Towers, which boasts more than 30,500 towers spreading from...


Eurobites: Pain in Spain punches hole in Orange's Q1

...interest, tax, depreciation and amortization, after leasing) was down 0.4%, to €3.27 billion. Africa and the Middle East was a bright spot for the operator, with revenues in that business...


Airtel offloads more Africa towers

Bharti Airtel has brokered several more towers deals that will see it sell off 2,500 towers in Africa to passive infrastructure specialist Helios Towers. The India-based operator, which provides mobile...


Orange's TOTEM smaller than expected

Orange has finally announced the creation of an independent European towers company but the new business will have fewer assets than we might have expected. The France-based operator said the...


Orange unveils new five-year grand plan infrastructure. We are also going to foster growth beyond connectivity in Europe thanks to three elements which set us apart from our competitors, namely Africa & the Middle East,...


Helios Towers expands footprint into South Africa

Helios Towers has entered into a partnership with Vulatel to form a joint venture to build out wireless and fixed line open-access infrastructure in South Africa. Helios will take a...


TEOCO selected by IHS Towers for network planning solutions

East will deploy its ASSET tool. IHS Towers (“IHS”) is Africa’s leading mobile infrastructure provider, owning and operating more than 23,100 towers and guaranteeing 99.9% network uptime reliability to a...


Energy service companies in the Telecoms sector: Emerging Markets

...Energy Challenges and Opportunities for the Mobile Industry in Africa, Green Power for Mobile, GSMA September 2014 [2] ESCO Solutions, E-on – [3] Tower Power Africa GSMA September...


American Tower Corp buys Airtel’s Nigeria towers

American Tower Corp has announced it is toacquire Bharti Airtel’s Nigerian towers, marking the firm’s first entrance to the country’s market. Under the deal Airtel will however have a tenancy...


Airtel offloads 3,500 towers to Eaton

and help drive the proliferation of affordable mobile services across Africa.” In July, Airtel divested 3,100 telecom towers to Helios Towers Africa for an undisclosed sum as part of the...


Etisalat sells Nigerian cell towers

undisclosed amount. IHS subsidiaries now own and manage 550 towers in Rwanda and 719 towers in Zambia. The move is part of a wider trend seen across Africa over the...


Bharti Airtel reaches 300m users

US-based wireless logistics and distribution firm Brightstar for an undisclosed sum. The company also divested 3,100 telecom towers across its African markets to Helios Towers Africa. In India, Bharti also...

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