0
Wireless

Airtel sells towers in Burkina Faso to Eaton Towers

Wednesday 28 October 2015 | 10:03 CET | News
Bharti Airtel has announced it has sold its telecom towers in Burkina Faso to tower company Eaton Towers. Eaton Towers has acquired in total 2,500 towers from Airtel in four countries, namely Ghana, Uganda, Kenya and Burkina Faso. With this transaction, Airtel has concluded the sale of nearly 9,000 telecom towers in eight African countries.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Airtel / Bharti Airtel / MobiNil
Countries: Burkina Faso
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

American Tower to acquire Africa's Eaton Towers for USD 1.85 billion

Published 30 May 2019 15:47 CET | Africa
American Tower said it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Eaton Towers, which owns and operates about 5,500 ...

Eaton Towers sells South African business to ATC

Published 02 Jun 2016 08:47 CET | South Africa
Eaton Towers Group announced it has signed an agreement to sell its South African towers to American Tower Corporation (ATC) ...

Airtel to sell Tanzania towers to American Tower Corp

Published 21 Mar 2016 13:58 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of
Bharti Airtel announced a definitive agreement for American Tower Corporation to buy about 1,350 of its communications towers in ...

African mobile market consolidation gets underway in search for growth

Published 10 Feb 2016 12:31 CET | Africa
The African mobile market has started a new round of consolidation, with Orange taking the lead as others such as Airtel and ...

Bharti Airtel revenues up 3.7%, EBITDA margin improves

Published 29 Jan 2016 08:43 CET | India
Bharti Airtel reported revenues for its fiscal third quarter to December of INR 240.66 billion, up 3.7 percent from year earlier. ...

Airtel launches Smartphone Surprise offer

Published 03 Nov 2015 08:44 CET | India
Indian mobile operator Airtel has introduced its 'Smartphone Surprise' offer. Prepay customers who upgrade their mobile phone at ...

Bharti Airtel sells over 8,300 towers in 7 countries

Published 20 Oct 2015 16:55 CET | Africa
Bharti Airtel announced it has completed transactions in seven out of 13 African countries, selling about 8,300 towers or close ...

Airtel cancels tower deal with Eaton

Published 16 Oct 2015 15:58 CET | Africa
Bharti Airtel's deal to sell telecom towers in Africa to Eaton Towers has lapsed and stands terminated, the company announced in ...

Airtel close to finalising Eaton Kenya tower deal - report

Published 28 Sep 2015 11:23 CET | Kenya
Bharti Airtel is set to close a USD 186 million deal reached in 2014 with Eaton for the sale of its 1,100 towers in Kenya, ...

IHS completes tower sale, leaseback deal with Airtel Zambia

Published 02 Sep 2015 09:30 CET | Zambia
Mobil telecom infrastructure provider IHS has completed the sale and leaseback of 949 towers in Zambia from Airtel Zambia under ...

Bharti Airtel to sell Bangladesh, Sri Lanka ops - report

Published 31 Aug 2015 01:11 CET | Bangladesh
Bharti Airtel plans to sell its Bangladesh and Sri Lanka operations and has hired two bankers to conduct the transaction, Indian ...

Infratel to acquire Idea, Vodafone towers - report

Published 17 Jul 2015 12:41 CET | India
Bharti Infratel, the telecom tower business unit of Indian operator Bharti Airtel, is in advanced talks with Vodafone and Idea ...

Airtel raises USD 1.3 bln from towers sales in Africa

Published 02 Jul 2015 14:23 CET | Africa
Bharti Airtel announced that it raised USD 1.3 billion with the sale of its mobile towers in five African countries. The proceeds ...

Airtel drops towers sale to Helios in Tanzania, Chad

Published 18 Jun 2015 13:53 CET | Chad
Bharti Airtel announced that it has ended an agreement to sell its towers in Tanzania and Chad to Helios Towers Africa. The deal ...

Airtel completes sale of towers to IHS

Published 18 Feb 2015 15:46 CET | Rwanda
Airtel Rwanda has completed the sale its mobile towers to IHS. Airtel said the deal will see Airtel mobile subscribers enjoy more ...