Wednesday, May 22, 2024

While everyone lowers Capex, neutral network operators raised it by 8% in 2023

It reached US$34.8 billion, according to a report by MTN Consulting. The largest investment corresponded to China Tower. Private funds are the most dynamic factor in the sector. The objective is to incorporate GenAI into the business model. The rise in interest rates hit cash flow due to its impact on the debt stock.

MTN Consulting noted that capital spending by neutral network operators (CNNOs) expanded by 8% in 2023 compared to a year earlier, against a backdrop of widespread Capex declines in the telecommunications sector.

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Guillermo Stefanolo - Credit: Legatel

Guillermo Stefanolo - Credit: Legatel

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