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Vodacom amasses triple at 2019 Beacon of ICT Awards, joins ‘Hall of Fame’

Global enterprise solutions provider, Vodacom Business Nigeria, has joined the league of industry leaders following its recognition and induction into the hall of fame at the 10th edition of the annual Beacon of ICT (BoICT) Awards.
Business Hilights authoritatively reports that the group bagged triple awards to merit the new status in Nigeria.
Vodacom Business (Africa) Nigeria, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Vodacom Group, is a leading pan-African corporate connectivity and telecommunications provider, servicing the African largest businesses in sectors including oil and gas, retail, banking, mining, distribution, and tourism; helping them stay connected across Africa, and to the rest of the world.
Core infrastructure ecosystem of Vodacom Business connects over 580 million people, across more than 40 African countries and includes over 50 satellite transponders, 24 dedicated teleports and access to multiple sub-sea cable landing ports.

Fact checks show that Vodacom Business’ mission is to build the future of African communications through continued investment in infrastructure, products and services, creating the best value for its customers and the communities in which it operates.
On the three-barrel awards, the leading Information and Communication Technology (ICT) publishers in Nigeria and organisers of the yearly Beacon of ICT Awards, Communication Week Media, conferred the Enterprise Broadband Services Provider of the Year, Internet of Things (IoT) Focused Company, Enterprise Solutions Provider of the Year and the Beacon of the ICT Hall of Fame in Enterprise Solutions on Vodacom Business Nigeria.
The media group explained that the Vodacom Business Nigeria Awards come as recognition for the brand’s active involvement in deepening economic growth with the creation and provision of telecommunication solutions and support services for businesses.
In his brief remarks, Chief Executive Officer, Communication Week Media, Ken Nwogbo revealed that “The recognitions equally reflect Vodacom Business Nigeria’s investments in delivering innovative solutions to multinationals, government, small and medium enterprises whilst offering value and allowing them to thrive.
In his speech while collecting the honours, Managing Director of Vodacom Business Nigeria, Wale Odeyemi said “We’re honoured and inspired yet again to go further and sustain our commitment to contribute to the rise of Nigeria’s ICT industry. These honours point to the fact that we are doing something differently beyond the conventional which has earned us some of these awards consistently for about a decade.
“The underlying drive in these recognitions is to get better and better at what we do. Vodacom Business Nigeria will keep walking on the path of improvement, sustaining the culture of innovation, while driving the advancement of Nigeria’s economy with products and services that aid growth and development.”
In his goodwill message, Chairman of the Association of Licensed Telecom Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), Engr. Gbenga Adebayo congratulated Vodacom Business Nigeria for its relentless efforts in growing enterprise solutions in Nigeria and urged it to deepen its resolve towards enhancing the country’s fortunes on the global ICT map.
Recall that Vodacom Business had been adjudged winners of the prestigious awards at various times since inception of BoICT even as Vodacom has emerged winners in the Enterprise Broadband Services Provider of the Year category in 2018; three times in the Internet of Things Focused Company category and eight times in the Enterprise Solutions category; with the ninth earning the corporate connectivity brand a place in the BoICT Hall of Fame for Enterprise Solutions.