IHS Towers is the largest independent mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Founded in 2001, IHS provides services across the full tower value chain – including tower sharing and colocation on owned towers, managed services, deployment and site ownership. Additionally, IHS oversees all aspects of telecommunication network construction; ranging from site acquisition and design, equipment supply, electromechanical installation, integration and testing.
Today IHS Towers has operations in Nigeria, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Zambia and Rwanda. Following the recent acquisitions of MTN and Etisalat’s tower portfolios in Nigeria, IHS owns over 23,300 towers in Africa.
IHS maintains a depth of technical and industry knowledge that is unparalleled in the current market place and has a 14 year track record owning and managing long term relationships with international telecom operators such as MTN, Etisalat, Orange and Airtel.
IHS is backed by a strong group of international shareholders including Emerging Capital Partners, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), Wendel, the Korean Investment Corporation, Goldman Sachs, Investec, the IFC’s Global Infrastructure Fund and the Dutch development finance institution FMO.
IHS is a dedicated investor in green projects, funding innovation and efficiency improvements to drive towards a diesel free network.
Tower Sharing / Collocation, Deployment and Site ownership, Managed Services, All aspects of telecommunication network construction; site acquisition and design, equipment supply, electromechanical installation, integration and testing