CSE’s Anil Mall chats with Tower One Wireless (CSE:TO) CEO and President, Alejandro Ochoa, about their focus on owning and operating wireless telecom infrastructure sites in Latin American markets that are experiencing strong growth.
Here’s an overview of what they cover in this podcast:
1:55 – Tower One – a specialty real estate play first.
4:00 – Why they went public and how they are different than their competition (Build. Own. Operate.)
5:05 – A focus on building new infrastructure with anchor tenants in place.
5:55 – Why Alejandro is focused on Latin America.
6:50 – The challenge of building a qualified team in this industry.
10:15 – The potential of the Latin American telecom market.
12:40 – How COVID-19 is impacting network design.
15:05 – Other business impacts of COVID-19.
17:07 – Meeting demand in Mexico and Colombia, and divesting assets from Argentina.
18:10 – Working through COVID-19 with creativity.
19:49 – Addressing the 5G “controversy”.
21:46 – Working with remote communities.
25:35 – Recent developments including the new master lease agreement in Colombia.
Tower One Wireless’ core business is providing access to its infrastructure to major national and multi-national cellular carriers through long-term leases (10 plus years). With the migration to fourth generation (4G) long-term evolution (LTE) and (5G) networks in Colombia and Mexico, the company pursues markets with a large demand for additional telecom infrastructure.