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Press Release 13.06.16

IHS Towers Closes the first African Mobile Infrastructure Consolidation Transaction with HTN Towers

10 June 2016; Lagos, Nigeria: IHS Holding Limited (“IHS”), the largest mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Africa, Europe and the Middle East, has completed the acquisition of Helios Towers Nigeria Limited’s (“HTN”) 1,211 diversified tower sites throughout Nigeria. HTN and IHS established the mobile telecommunications infrastructure industry in Nigeria in the early 2000s and this transaction, announced on the 10th of March 2016, is the first in-market consolidation in Africa.

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Press Release 23.05.16

IHS Towers Wins Africa Telecom Infrastructure Company of the Year Award

23 May 2016; Lagos, Nigeria: IHS Towers (“IHS”), the largest mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Africa, Europe and the Middle East, has won the 2016 Africa Telecom Infrastructure Company of the Year Award at Africa’s Information Technology & Telecom Awards (AITTA). The Award was received during the West Africa Telecom Summit & Expo 2016 at the Kempinski Hotel in Accra, Ghana on 21 May.

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Press Release 20.05.16

Power Up: Delivering Renewable Energy in Africa - IHS sponsors Economist Intelligence Unit report in support of Africa’s renewable energy goals

12 May 2016; Kigali, Rwanda: Africa must deliver a renewable power revolution, as happened with telecommunications, to reach its ambitious targets, according to a new report commissioned by IHS Towers, the largest mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Africa, Europe and the Middle East. “Power Up, Delivering Renewable Energy in Africa,” written by the Economist Intelligence Unit and published today to coincide with the World Economic Forum on Africa, highlights examples of successful renewable energy projects across the continent and identifies barriers and promoters of success within the sector.


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Press Release 18.03.16

IHS Sponsors School Library in Kamanga, Zambia

18 March 2016; Lusaka, Zambia: IHS Holding Limited (“IHS”), the largest mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Africa, Europe and the Middle East, is proud to co-sponsor a new school library for the Kamanga Primary School in Lusaka, through its Zambian subsidiary IHS Zambia Limited, along with the Lions Club of Munali.

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Press Release 10.03.16

IHS and HTN Towers Agree the First Mobile Infrastructure Conslidation in Africa

10 March 2016; Lagos, Nigeria: IHS Holding Limited (“IHS”), the largest mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Africa, Europe and the Middle East, and Helios Towers Nigeria Limited (“HTN”), the pioneer of tower infrastructure sharing in Africa, announce today that they have entered into an agreement according to which IHS will acquire HTN’s portfolio of 1,211 diversified tower sites throughout Nigeria. HTN and IHS established the mobile telecommunications infrastructure industry in Nigeria in the early 2000s and this transaction will be the first in-market consolidation in Africa. The transaction will allow the continued delivery of best-in-class solutions to customers and additional investment in infrastructure upgrades.

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Press Release 08.03.16

IHS Co-sponsors the Rwanda Global Women's Summit

8 March 2016; Kigali, Rwanda: IHS Holding Limited (“IHS”), the largest mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Africa, Europe and the Middle East, is proud to co-sponsor, through its Rwandan subsidiary IHS Rwanda Limited, Rwanda’s first Global Women’s Summit taking place today in Kigali.  

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Press Release 03.12.15

IHS Towers wins two TMT Finance awards

3 December 2015; London, UK: IHS Towers (“IHS” or the “Company”), the largest mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Africa, Europe and the Middle East, has won two TMT Finance awards, presented at the TMT Finance World Congress dinner on 1 December 2015 in London.

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Press Release 11.11.15

IHS Towers Sponsors UNDP partnered documentary focusing on the role of telecommunications in promoting economic and entrepreneurial growth in Africa

11 November 2015; Lagos, Nigeria: IHS Towers (“IHS”), in partnership with Regency Foundation Networx and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has produced a documentary as part of the “It’s Africa’s Time” series, which highlights the importance of mobile telecommunications and its role as a leapfrog technology. Mobile telecommunications has become a vital contributor to the growth of both urban and rural business entrepreneurship in Africa.

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Press Release 02.09.15

IHS closes tower sale and lease back agreement with Airtel Zambia

2 September 2015; Lagos, Nigeria: IHS Holding Limited (“IHS”), the largest mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Africa, Europe and the Middle East, has completed the sale and lease back of 949 towers in Zambia from Airtel Zambia (“Airtel”) under long term renewable contracts announced on 15 December 2014.

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