MainOne Partners With WACREN For Education

MainOne Partners With WACREN To Boost Connectivity To Research And Education Institutions MainOne Press Release January 26, 2018 Following a highly competitive and non-discriminatory bidding process involving leading communications operators in Africa, leading Connectivity and Data Center solutions provider, MainOne has emerged winner of a 15-year contract with the West and Central African Research and [...]

2018-01-26T12:19:49+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , , |

Nigeria: Submarine Cable System Underused After U.S.$1 Billion Investment

By Adeyemi Adepetun, All Africa November 1, 2017 After several investments worth over $1 billion (N306 billion), the nation's submarine cable system is still hampered by gross underutilisation. The cost of NITEL's South Atlantic 3 (SAT3) fibre optic cable, which now belongs to ntel, for instance is put at over $600 million. MTN's West African [...]

2017-11-01T10:36:32+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

MainOne Completes Repairs

By MainOne July 3, 2017 MainOne has announced the completion of repair works on its submarine cable with a final splice in the morning of Sunday, July 2, 2017. The company has also conducted subsequent tests to ensure the cable is in good operating condition. In a statement issued by the company, the Chief Executive [...]

2017-07-06T04:56:55+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: |

MainOne’s Submarine Cable Out For 14 Days

By Prince Osuagwu, Vanguard News June 20, 2017 MainOne, Tuesday announced that repairs on its submarine cable which suffered a major fault Sunday has commenced. However, the appealed for its customers’patience throughout the repair period which it said would take up to 14 days. Statement from the Chief Executive Officer, Ms Funke Opeke, said that the [...]

2017-06-23T20:27:24+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , |

MainOne Advocates Need Data Growth In Africa

By MainOne Press Release May 24, 2017 LAGOS, Nigeria - Experts at the International Telecoms Week conference in Chicago have highlighted the need to accelerate investment in Africa to facilitate the continent’s broadband data explosion. Based on the theme “Achieving A Connected Continent: Leading The Data Explosion Across Africa”, the expert panel session with participation from [...]

2017-05-31T06:23:51+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , |