By Main One

Main One Cable Company in its bid to encourage innovative ideas and solutions in Nigeria is pleased to announce its association with the social innovation Camp Nigeria. The social innovation camp is a social enterprise which strives to creative events which bring together talented software developers and designers with social innovators to build effective web-based solutions to real social problems. With successful innovation camps organized in the United Kingdom, Australia, and South Korea amongst others, the first ever African camp has the potential to throw up solutions to some of Nigeria’s pertinent social quagmires.

The Social Innovation Camp is brought to Nigeria by Co-Creation Hub, Nigeria’s first purpose-built space for the conception and incubation of co-created social innovation. According to Bosun Tijani of SI camp Nigeria “Social Innovation Camp is about creating contextually relevant web and mobile based services that address social challenges faced by Nigerians. The Camp is benefitting from Main One’s leadership and vision in bringing affordable and reliable Internet access to Nigeria to make this initiative a reality. We are proud of the support from Main One Cable who has been instrumental in successfully launching the camp in Nigeria”.

The Social Innovation Camp will took place from the 13th of January through till the 15th January 2011 at the Pan African University, 2 Ahmed Onibudo Street, Off Adeola Hopewell, Victoria Island, Lagos. For more information please visit our website at

About Main One

Main One Cable is the first submarine cable company offering open access, wholesale broadband capacity in West Africa.This objective is being realized through a submarine cable system which commenced operations in July 2010 linking West Africa to the rest of the world via Portugal and the United Kingdom.

Main One’s vision is to be the most reliable, scalable and professionally managed international telecommunications service provider on the African continent. The company’s high capacity fibre ensures that reliable, affordable and first class service delivery of much needed broadband capacity is easily available and accessible within West Africa for regional and international operators as well as service providers.

Main One remains steadfast in the pursuit of its mission to eradicate the communication challenges which limit African businesses from being truly global. It is achieving this mission by providing the infrastructural platform to help make their businesses available and reachable from anywhere in the world