Naza Communications and Everest Infrastructure Partners to develop telecommunications infrastructure in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, 27 October 2022 – Naza Communications Sdn Bhd (NCSB), an integrated telecommunications infrastructure provider and wholly-owned subsidiary of the Naza Group and Everest Infrastructure Partners ANZ Pty Ltd (Everest) have today announced that they will be collaborating on investment in existing wireless telecommunications infrastructure in Malaysia. They will also be partnering to further develop and enhance telecommunications infrastructure across the country.

In its pursuit for collaboration with a key Malaysian telecommunications player, Everest, an Australia based company focused on the acquisition and development of wireless communications towers, tower ground leases, rooftop antenna leases, and other wireless communications infrastructure has identified Naza Communications as a preferred partner taking into account their deep industry ties, sector leadership, market experience and strong TowerCo management expertise.

Commemorating the occasion with a MoU signing at the Naza Communications headquarters were Will Heapy, Chief Executive Officer of Everest Infrastructure Partners ANZ, Mike Mackey, President Everest Infrastructure Partners, Inc., and Darryll Sinnappa, Chief Executive Officer of Naza Communications.

Will Heapy, Chief Executive Officer of Everest Infrastructure Partners ANZ said “The partnership with Naza Communications marks Everest’s first collaboration in the South East Asian Region and we are delighted to be doing so with a market leader with a shared vision for wireless infrastructure investment and corporate culture. Together we will identify and invest in wireless telecommunications infrastructure assets in strategic locations across the country. Everest seeks to play a key role in enhancing telecommunications infrastructure throughout Malaysia, this partnership will also allow Everest to maximize investments by leveraging on Naza Communications’ expertise and long-term relationships in the industry”.

Darryll Sinnappa, Chief Executive Officer, Naza Communications said “Malaysia is poised for strong digital growth in the coming years ahead. Naza Communications is working to unlock its potential and further strengthen its leadership with smart partnerships and key infrastructure projects. With Everest’s innovative business model and investments into this space coupled with our local industry knowledge and expertise, we are confident we will be able to accelerate the fulfilment of the nation’s wireless network densification and infrastructure needs as Malaysia continues the journey of nationwide 5G deployment”.