MainOne, a Nigeria base telecommunication provider, has spreads its wings to Cote d’Ivoire. This came up as a result of its new contract with the country. MainOne won a 20 million Dollars contract from the country to build wholesale connectivity infrastructure.
MainOne received a C1B licence from the Minister of Communication in Cote d’Ivoire, Minister Brono Konê. The licence will enable MainOne to plant its sub water transmission cables in the country. This will provides network connectivity to Cote d’Ivoire.
MainOne will starts construction of this infrastructure in June this year and its expected to completes the project in June 2019. A one year interval. Speaking on the contract, the CEO of MainOne, Mrs. Funke Opeke said:
Cote d’Ivoire is the largest economy in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) and a very important hub for business and transport in West Africa. The dynamism of the national economy and accelerated development of the digital economy in Cote d’Ivoire as well as its regional leadership makes it a natural hub for the West African region and guided MainOne’s decision to invest in Cote d’Ivoire
As a result of the new contract, MainOne has spreads its tent to ten countries. Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Togo, Ghana, Cameroon, Benin, Niger, Senegal, Chad and Burkina Faso.
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