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Global tech firm expands to Lagos

19 March 2014, 19:17

Lagos - Nokia Solutions Network (NSN), the global technology giant, has expanded its operations in the country with the opening of new offices in Lagos and the renovation of the existing one in Abuja.

Officials said the opening of this office in Nigeria further strengthened NSN’s presence in Africa and reiterates the company’s commitment to help operators in the Middle East and Africa region build world-class mobile broadband infrastructure.

Igor Leprince, Senior Vice President of Middle East and Africa region inaugurated the outlets.

“NSN is committed to further strengthening its focus on Nigeria and helping telecom operators build a reliable, superior mobile broadband network across the country including mid-size cities and rural areas, said Leprince.

He added, “With two modern offices and expanded operations in the country, we are ready to deliver large-scale mobile broadband rollouts in Nigeria. As the world’s specialist in mobile broadband as well as with the expertise and experience gained from the most advanced telecom markets such as Japan and Korea, NSN will help operators in Nigeria become advanced mobile broadband providers on par with the world’s leading telecom services providers. ”

Dr Okechukwu Itanyi, Executive Commissioner, Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) welcomed the opening of the new office in Lagos.

“The opening of the new office by NSN in our country will be beneficial for strengthening Nigeria’s mobile broadband infrastructure and economy. Our telecom market is fast growing with subscribers increasingly adopting smart devices and demanding high quality voice and data services.

NSN’s advanced products and services, and strengthened quality of delivery will help operators ensure better broadband access to a large part of the country’s population for better education and development. In addition, it enhances the position of Nigeria as a technology hub, while improving knowledge transfer toward our country,” he said.

– CAJ News


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