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Major partnership to offer ICT solutions

09 January 2014, 14:05Henry Ifeanyi

Lagos - MTN Nigeria, the telecommunications firm, has clinched a major deal with Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT) and local technology firm, NetLink Limited, to deliver information and communications technology (ICT) solutions across the country.

The solution will be provided on a broad range of advanced ICT services that are billed to be available to the private and public sector in the near future.

The Chief Enterprise Solutions Officer of MTN Nigeria, Babatunde Osho, said the partnership will benefit both the public and private sector.

“Believing in the strategic roadmap being chartered by NIGCOMSAT, MTN has entered into this partnership with NIGCOMSAT and NetLink to deliver a broad range of advanced technology solutions only made possible by the combined infrastructure, assets and capabilities of all three parties. With the extensive infrastructure available and technical know-how, we look forward to delivering some innovative and game-changing solutions that will benefit both the public and private sectors of the Nigerian economy,” he said.

Chief Executive of NIGCOMSAT, Timasaniyu Ahmed-Rufai, expressed delight over the partnership.

“With MTN and NetLink Technologies, we are sure to successfully implement our strategic roadmap that would bring the value of advanced ICT solutions to businesses, homes and government institutions across the country,” he said.

Chairman, NetLink Technologies, Dumebi Kachikwu, said the partnership would help drive speedy technology advancement in Nigeria in the future.

“The benefits of leveraging each partner’s unique capabilities and infrastructure will result in more robust solutions, deployed on a much wider scale and within more aggressive timelines,” he added.

– CAJ News

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