The leading owner and operator of nationwide tower infrastructure in Poland.

Emitel offers business-critical services to TV and radio broadcasters and transmission services for mobile operators.

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Tower operator in Poland

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Terrestrial TV coverage

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of Polish households used digital terrestrial TV as their primary source of TV at exit

A Montagu business

  • Poland’s no. 1 operator of nationwide tower infrastructure owning 377 of the most critical towers at the time of our investment
  • Provider of mission-critical services required for sustained terrestrial TV and radio signal emission and mobile coverage
  • Strong market dynamics in the regulation-driven shift of terrestrial TV from analogue to digital
  • Highly recurring revenue profile underpinned by long-term contracts
  • Carve-out situation with significant value creation potential

 

Supporting Emitel’s transformation

We supported Emitel in:

  • Driving digitisation of terrestrial TV and radio in Poland by upgrading and transforming the broadcasting infrastructure
  • Diversifying revenue streams and further monetising the infrastructure by expanding its offering into digital radio and transmission services for mobile operators
  • Expanding its customer base and securing new long-term contracts
  • Delivering on a holistic operational optimisation programme

Following successful execution of value-enhancing measures during our ownership, Emitel was sold in November 2013 during a competitive process to infrastructure investor Alinda Capital Partners.

Deal details


Year of entry

2011


Year of exit

2013


Country

Poland


Status

Realised


Industry Sector

Telecom

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