Nigeria: if you can make it there, you can make it anywhere

The risks and rewards for tower operators, and prospects for a tower transaction

Read this article to learn:

  • The current size, and forecasts for growth, of Nigeria’s mobile subscriber and tower markets
  • The tower counts, rental rates and tenancy ratios of Nigeria’s independent towercos
  • The energy sources currently used at Nigeria’s cell sites
  • How the demand for new cell sites is fuelling a thriving BTS market in Nigeria
  • Progress toward LTE and tier one tower transactions in Nigeria

With almost 117m subscribers generating US $9bn in revenue this year, subscriber numbers forecast to increase to 150m by 2016*, and a need for three times the current 24,252** towers, Nigeria is one of the most attractive growth telecoms markets not just in Africa, but in the whole world. (Sources: *Business Monitor International, **GSMA) The…

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