Browsing: Pieter Nel

MTN has moved to play down a report that suggested it has entered into “formal discussions” to sell as many as half of its South African base stations to tower management company American Tower Corp. International telecommunications investment information website

American Tower Corporation (ATC), the company that acquired Cell C’s base station infrastructure last year in a R430m deal, has begun building its own mobile telecommunications towers from scratch in areas where operators have poor coverage. ATC SA CEO Pieter Nel says the company has just completed

Cell C’s decision last year to sell its base stations to US company American Tower Corp (ATC) could smooth the entry of new wireless operators later this year, paving the way for more robust broadband competition

Tower sharing should prove a boon for SA Internet service providers wanting to roll out out their own broadband wireless infrastructure later this year. That’s the view of Pieter Nel