The future of South Africa’s telecom towers

Eaton Towers’ organic growth success story in South Africa hints at the long runway of growth in less mature SSA tower markets

Read this article to learn:

  • Insights into the market share and tower strategies of South Africa’s four leading operators
  • Quantifying the potential growth of the African tower market; forecasting a trebling of PoS in 10 years
  • Why Eaton Towers’ organic market entry strategy is working
  • Thoughts on the potential future of MTN, Vodacom and Telkom’s shareable structures
  • The implications of South African operators’ proven appetite for independent towers for less mature markets in SSA

Keith Boyd is a 13-year veteran of the African tower industry having served first as a Director at Plessey then as CEO of Venture Communications, later acquired by DPI and merged with Eaton Towers. Keith is now Managing Director of Eaton’s business in South Africa, and he’s kindly agreed to host the South African market…

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