Airtel offloads towers in Tanzania, Malawi — report

Bharti Airtel agreed to sell mobile phone towers in Tanzania and Malawi to specialist players Helios Towers and Eaton Towers, according to Reuters. Sources said around 1,000 towers in Tanzania will go to Helios, while an unknown number of assets …

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Bharti sells tower assets in Africa

Operator group Bharti Airtel, which focuses on emerging markets in Asia and Africa, has divested 3,100 telecom towers to Helios Towers Africa for an undisclosed sum. Local reports suggest the deal could raise as much as $2bn.