Towerco relations, grid power and procurement priorities at Tigo Tanzania

An interview with Martin Black, Head of Procurement and Supply Chain

Read this article to learn:

  • How procurement decisions are handled at the group and local opco level
  • Differing strategies for the management of main switch sites, standard sites and low cost rural sites
  • The energy generation requirements and profile of Tigo’s sites
  • Tigo’s attitudes toward mini grid deployment
  • What monitoring systems are in place and how these integrate with other service providers

Millicom, operating as Tigo, has a footprint in five African countries (following the sale of their subsidiary in the DRC to Orange which was completed in April of this year). In both Ghana and Tanzania, Millicom has entered into a joint venture with Helios Towers Africa, whereby Millicom retains a 24% stake at group level…

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