Cellnex appoints Raimon Trias as CFO

Telco and broadcasting infrastructure operator, Cellnex, has appointed Raimon Trias as chief financial officer. Trias, who will also join the executive committee of Cellnex, assumes the role on December 1 and takes over from José Manuel Aisa, who will leave the company on  October 31. The chief joins Cellnex from Natra Group, where he held […]

Iliad finalises sale of 30% stake in OnTower Poland to Cellnex

French and international service provider Iliad has announced the sale of its residual 30% stake in OnTower Poland (“OTP”), the company that manages the group’s passive mobile telecommunications infrastructure in Poland, to telco operator Cellnex Group for PLN 2.3 billion, or approximately €510 million. The company revealed the sale was finalised Friday June 30, with […]

Cellnex deploys Synamedia’s vDCM for RTVE broadcasting across Spain

Telco and broadcasting infrastructure operator, Cellnex group has tapped video tech specialist Synamedia, to deploy its virtual Digital Content Manager (vDCM) to support the Spanish public broadcaster RTVE. Cellnex will move to a software-only environment with vDCM running on-prem as it goes live across all regions of Spain through Q2 2023. Synamedia’s vDCM has a […]

Cellnex tables bid for Deutsche Telekom towers business

Europe’s largest mobile phone tower operator Cellnex has reportedly offered Deutsche Telekom a stake in its business as part of a deal for its towers unit.  According to sources cited by Reuters, the Spanish Cellnex has offered a stake of less than 10%, with the deal valued at about €18 billion. The companies already have […]

Telefónica sells Telxius tower business to American Tower in €7.7 billion sale

Telefónica has announced the €7.7 billion sale of its telecom tower business Telxius to US firm American Tower. The deal, which comes at a time of consolidation in the European mast market, will see American Tower acquire around 30,700 tower sites in Europe and Latin America, including locations in Spain and Germany. The company has […]

NOS to sell tower business to Cellnex in €550 million deal

Portuguese pay TV, broadband and mobile service provider NOS has agreed the sale of its tower business to Spanish outfit Cellnex in a deal potentially worth €550 million. NOS has agreed to transfer its 2,000 tower and rooftop transmitter sites to Cellnex and has struck a long-term agreement with the Spanish company for the provision […]

Altice Europe sells Portuguese tower stake to Cellnex for €200m

Cable and telecom giant Altice Europe’s Portuguese unit Meo has sold its 25% stake in cellular tower company Omtel to Cellnex for €200 million as the first step in the independent Spanish tower company taking complete control of Omtel. Altice sold a majority stake in Omtel to a consortium led by Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners […]