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Excellence in Service delivery key to SMEs survival—Opeke

Small and Medium Scale Enterprises operating in Nigeria need to pay greater attention to business intelligence in their quest to survive and deliver impactful products and services in the country, Ms. Funke Opeke, Chief Executive Officer of MainOne has said….

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MDXi, Microsoft, HPE to unveil Microsoft Stack Cloud offering @ Nerds Unite 2020

MDXi, MainOne’s data center subsidiary, will announce the local offering of Microsoft’s Azure Stack to its customers as part of its ‘Managed Cloud Services’. The Stack platform provided in partnership with Microsoft and HPE will be unveiled at MainOne’s 5th…

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Data galore as MainOne lands submarine cable in Cote D’Ivoire

Leading indigenous player in Nigeria’s data services,  MainOne has finally landed its submarine cable in Grand Bassam, Cote D’Iviore, which is the final leg of the ongoing expansion to reach Senegal and Cote D’Ivoire. The Grand Bassam landing which follows…

MDXi Adegbiji receives TCCF plaque

MainOne plans fresh Tier III facility in Appolonia City Ghana

Emerging African indigenous datacenter giant, MainOne Wednesday announced the expansion of its data center brand, MDXi, into Accra Ghana, saying the drive is in line with its ongoing West African expansion plans. The company’s MDXi subsidiary, the largest commercial data…


Incoming Google, Facebook’s submarine cables may crash landed ones out of business

Whereas earlier landed submarine cables in Nigeria and Africa including those of MTN with WACS, MainOne, Glo 1, ACE, Seacom, EASSy, SEAS and Angola Cables are yet to saturate the countries of their destinations with quality of service and accessibility…

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NCC plans 1st Emerging Telecoms Tech Research & ICT forum @ Unilag

Barely two weeks after the successful maiden edition of Nigerian Telecom Leadership Summit 2019 in Lagos, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is coming back to the city for its maiden edition of the Emerging Telecoms Technologies Research and ICT Innovation…

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MainOne, Facebook flag off open-access fiber network in two states

Whereas it is yet to rectify issues delaying its rollout in Lagos as Infrastructure Company (Infraco) licensee in the nation’s commercial hub, MainOne has announced a metro fiber infrastructure project in two states of Nigeria including Edo and Ogun. The…

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Technology experts to discuss digital transformation at Nerds Unite conference

Strong indications have emerged that well over 500 of Africa’s most innovative technology minds, from 200 companies and 10 countries will convene in Lagos, Nigeria on February 8, 2019 for the annual Nerds Unite conference. The summit, a tech event…

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MainOne hails year 2018 business year, plans big for next year

The management of leading Cable Company and telecoms Infrastructure Company (Infraco) in Nigeria, MainOne Group, has described its business activities in the ending year 2018 as eventful, revealing that “New milestones including expansion to Francophone West Africa via submarine cable…

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LASG permit delaying coverage of remaining 1,900kms of fibre—MainOne

Leading Infrastructure Company (InfraCo) consortium led by MainOne Cables and MTN, Airtel, and VDT, has decried what it described as undue delays in granting approval for the completion of the planned 3,000kms fibre optic cable coverage. Business Hilights gathered that…