Newcomer to build 500 Ooredoo towers

Singapore Windsor Holdings has won a contract to build 500 telecommunication towers for Ooredoo Myanmar, according to a notice published late yesterday on the Singapore Exchange (SGX). The build-and-lease contract is for a period of 18 months, according to the statement. This is a relatively modest rollout plan compared to other towers companies operating in […]

Who’s building the towers?

A look at the who’s who in the construction of Myanmar’s telecoms infrastructure, and the joint venture alignments that have formed. Apollo Towers Engaged in construction, management and leasing of telecoms infrastructure to Myanmar operators, Apollo Towers has signed an agreement with Telenor to build 1001 towers. The Singapore company is chaired by former Orange […]

Ooredoo builds 100 towers as launch looms closer

Mobile operator Ooredoo has built about 100 cell towers with hundreds more in the pipeline ahead of its expected launch in the third quarter 2014, according to CEO Ross Cormack. The Qatar-based telco expects to have about 30 percent population coverage at launch, particularly in Yangon, Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw but also other areas, […]