Airtel Africa plans tower sales to reduce USD 3.5 bln debt

Monday 9 November 2020 | 09:55 CET | News
Airtel Africa plans to sell about 4,500 telecommunication towers in five countries including Tanzania and Madagascar to help reduce USD 3.5 billion of debt and prepare for bond repayments, Bloomberg reported. The operator is also disposing of mobile masts in Gabon, Malawi and Chad, CEO Raghunath Mandava told Bloomberg in an interview. Mandava said Airtel is constantly seeking to bring down debt, and prefers to do so even faster with the tower deals.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Airtel Africa / Bharti Airtel
Countries: Africa
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