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Nigeria's Strong Presentation at ITU bodes well for Future Telecoms Investment in Nigeria

Held in Bangkok, Thailand, the conference theme for 2016 is “Collaboration in the Digital Economy” and featured sessions on collaborative regulation, smart sustainable cities, fostering SME innovation, gender inclusive development and digital financial services for financial inclusion

Nigeria’s government and private sectors have made a pitch to foreign investors at the 2016 International Telecommunication Union conference, Telecoms World, where they presented the country’s developments in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) opportunities for future investment. Nigeria’s participation, which was put together by the telecoms regulator, the Nigerian Communications…

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MainOne chooses Minkels to enhance position in West-African Data Center Market

MainOne blazed a trail in Africa with its undersea fibre optic cable connecting West Africa to Europe and the construction of West Africa’s largest commercial Tier III+ Data Center, MDXi

Minkels (www.Minkels.com), part of the publicly traded company Legrand (NYSE Euronext Paris: LR), has been chosen as data center supplier for premier West African connectivity and data center solutions company, MainOne (www.MainOne.net). MainOne blazed a trail in Africa with its undersea fibre optic cable connecting West Africa to Europe and…

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MainOne’s Data Center attains West Africa’s 1st SAP Outsourcing Operations Provider Certification

This new certification confirms the ability of the company to deliver high-quality cloud and infrastructure operations services for customers running SAP solutions and recognizes the company as the region’s first SAP Certified Data Center

MainOne (www.MainOne.net), the premier connectivity and data center Solutions Company, today announced that its Data Center subsidiary, MDXi is now an SAP-certified provider of Infrastructure Services for SAP® solutions. This new certification confirms the ability of the company to deliver high-quality cloud and infrastructure operations services for customers running SAP…

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    • L-R: Chris George, Strategic Negotiator, Google; Mike van den Bergh, CMO, PCCW Global; Funke Opeke, CEO, MainOne; Chris Wood, CEO, WIOCC and Willem Marais, Group Managing Executive and CEO, Liquid Telecom SA, during the MainOne-hosted Africa Panel Session themed “Unlocking Africa’s Digital Potential” at the 2016 International Telecoms Week, held in Chicago... this week.
    • L-R: Chris George, Strategic Negotiator, Google; Mike van den Bergh, CMO, PCCW Global; Funke Opeke, CEO, MainOne; Chris Wood, CEO, WIOCC; Willem Marais, Group Managing Executive and CEO, Liquid Telecom SA, and Russell Southwood, CEO, Balancing Act, during the MainOne-hosted Africa Panel Session on “Unlocking Africa’s Digital Potential” at the 2016 International Telecoms Week, held in Chicago... this week.
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MainOne hosts session on unlocking Africa’s digital potential at International Telecommunications Week

The Company hosted the Africa Panel Session attended by a mix of Africa’s leading wholesale carriers, mobile network operators and a host of global service providers and content distribution companies at the annual global gathering of telecommunications companies

For the fifth year in a row, MainOne (www.MainOne.net) continues to raise Africa’s digital profile and highlight its untapped potential at the recently concluded International Telecoms Week held in Chicago from May 8th to May 11th, 2016 (http://www.InternationalTelecomsWeek.com). The Company hosted the Africa Panel Session attended by a mix of…

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MainOne leads drive to enhance West Africa’s cable assets at SubOptic 2016

MainOne is adopting global trends to ensure its submarine cable systems continue to provide the best performance in West Africa

MainOne (www.MainOne.net), premier connectivity and data center solutions company recently reinforced its commitment to enhancing its submarine cable assets at SubOptic 2016, the convergence place for leading optical technology vendors to exchange ideas and review latest developments in the entire industry. Sharing his thoughts on his participation at the conference,…

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Nigeria-Cameroun submarine cable goes live…

Branch out to South-South to encourage regional development

MainOne (www.MainOne.net), a leading telecoms and network services provider in West Africa, has announced that the high capacity Nigerian-Cameroun Submarine Cable System (NCSCS) connecting Lagos, Nigeria and Kribi, Cameroun has been completed and went live last month. The new submarine cable system will address increasing demand for reliable broadband connectivity…

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    • L-R: Dapo Adewole, Director, IT Transformation, Ernst & Young; Damola Solanke, Head, Technical Solutions, MainOne; Oluyomi Alarape, Business Group Director (Cloud & Enterprise), Microsoft Nigeria and Niyi Tayo, MD, Accenture Nigeria, during the joint Business Session between MainOne’s Data Center subsidiary, MDX-i and Microsoft on theme “Innovative Business Models: Achieving Improved Efficiency with Data Center Services”… in Lagos recently
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MainOne, Microsoft present Data Center, Cloud Solutions at Business Seminar

Tier III rated MDX-i is the only data center colocation facility in Nigeria that has received the PCI DSS and ISO 9001 and 27001 certifications

In light of the current economic challenges facing businesses in emerging markets, MainOne (http://www.mainone.net) and Microsoft have called for the adoption of data center colocation and enterprise cloud solutions, stressing benefits that include cost savings and high availability. Speaking during a presentation at the MainOne/Microsoft Enterprise Seminar on “Innovative Business…