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Helios Towers to take 66% of infrastructure joint venture with Vulatel

Tuesday 15 January 2019 | 08:41 CET | News
Helios Towers has entered the South African market by forming a partnership with Vulatel to expand mobile and fixed line infrastructure in the country. Helios Towers plans to make "major greenfield wireless and fixed-line telecoms infrastructure investments" there. Helios Towers expects South Africa to lead the 5G roll-out in sub-Saharan Africa. Helios Towers South Africa (HTSA) will build open access infrastructure that it will then lease to other companies.

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Companies: Helios Towers
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