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Towercos can capitalise on new opportunities in the dense 5G HetNet

Caroline Gabriel Senior Contributor, Research

"If towercos are bold, they can significantly expand their business model in the 5G era."

In the 5G era, patterns of mobile network ownership will change, and a greater role is expected for tower operators and other neutral hosts. This comment explores the options for towercos to extend their business models to include small-cell services and edge computing platforms.