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Emerging market tower specialist raises $630m

Helios has scored several deals in Africa

African telecoms tower specialist Helios Towers has raised $630m in new investment, supporting its claims that there is huge potential in the African market for tower sharing and management.

TIM Brasil considering tower sale; 700MHz bid

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Telecom Italia’s Brazilian operation, TIM Brasil, is considering offloading its cell tower infrastructure in a bid to unlock more value from the assets and make the company more efficient.

Vodacom Tanzania sells tower assets

Tower sharing and outsourcing is very popular in Africa

Mobile tower outsourcing in Africa continues apace with Vodacom Tanzania on Monday striking a deal to offload its entire tower network to Helios Towers and rent access back.

Vodafone Ghana outsources tower management

Vodafone Ghana has signed a ten year contract with Eaton Towers, to take over the operations and co-location management of 750 telecom towers

Vodafone Ghana said Tuesday it has signed a ten year contract with African tower company Eaton Towers, to take over the operations and co-location management of 750 telecom towers for the Ghanaian operator.

Essar sells Indian cell tower unit

Essar sells Indian cell tower unit

Wireless infrastructure operator American Tower Corporation (ATC) said Wednesday it has agreed to acquire a further 4,450 wireless communications sites in India via the purchase of Essar Telecom Infrastructure.

Aircel offloads Indian cell towers

Aircel sells towers to GTL for $1.84bn

Indian communications infrastructure operator GTL Infrastructure is to take over the tower assets of local carrier Aircel in a deal valued at $1.84bn.

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