Raeanna is focused on identifying opportunities in Africa’s growing telecommunications market

Key Growth Trends

Prevalence of independent-tower model in countries like Nigeria, Ghana, Cote d’Iovire, Cameroon Uganda, and Zambia where network providers sell owned towers to dedicated infrastructure companies as a means of driving cost effectiveness. This is projected to drive the adoption of 2G, 3G and 4G services  through the extension of tower coverage in these areas. Recent upgrade in Value Added Services (VAS) in SSA has led to the increasing adoption of mobile financial services, over-the-top (OTT) music and video streaming services which are driving data consumption and user spending on the respective networks. Regulators have demonstrated increased coordination in sector oversight through the enforcement of sim registration regulations among others.