Broadband infrastructure company, MainOne, has been awarded Best Internet Service Provider in Ghana and Nigeria.
MainOne outperformed others like MTN, Comsys, Vodafone, Internet Solutions and RedMango to win Ghana’s ‘Enterprise Solutions Provider of the year, 2018. The award was hosted by MOBEX Innovation Awards.
Similarly, the company clinched Nigeria’s Internet Service Provider of the Year (Enterprise category) award at the Nigeria Tech Innovation & Telecoms Awards (NTITA) 2018, hosted by the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON).
The recognition reinforces MainOne’s position as West Africa’s leading connectivity and communications solutions provider.
MainOne’s Regional Executive for West Africa, Kazeem Oladepo, commenting on the feat, said receiving two distinct awards from different organisations in one of the company’s key service focus areas truly demonstrates “our leadership position and the impact of our innovative solutions and services in both Nigeria and Ghana.”
He expressed the company’s appreciation to the organisers of the MOBEX Innovation Award and to its teeming customers in Ghana and Nigeria for their support and recognition.
He said the company will continue to make strategic investments in network infrastructure and services to deepen access to broadband connectivity and best-in-class communications solution and services, as well as hasten the ongoing digital evolution across the West Africa region.
MainOne was also nominated in NTITA Award Ceremony in the categories; Cloud Service Provider of the Year; Telecom Infrastructure Company of the Year, Data Centre Provider of the Year and Customer Experience Award (ICT), while it was a 1st place runner up in Ghana in the Telecom Support Services (Infrastructure) category.
Over the past eight years of operation, the company has established a strong reputation as the preferred provider of connectivity and data centre services and solutions in West Africa. It continues to extend its service footprint both organically and through partnerships within West Africa, and recently announced plans to connect Cote D’Ivoire and Senegal to its submarine cable system through landings in Abidjan and Dakar respectively.
MainOne currently provide services to customers in nine countries across the West Africa.
This year’s marks the second edition of the Nigeria Tech Innovation and Telecoms Awards organised by Instinct Wave and the Association of Telecom Companies of Nigeria (ATCON). It is aimed at promoting success stories, technology advancement and disruption in one of the most dynamic business sectors in Nigeria with focus on businesses and individuals who have made a genuine impact on the market.
Ghana’s MOBEX Africa Innovation Awards is an industry specific award instituted to honour excellence, innovation and creativity of enterprises and individuals supporting the transformation of lives and employment using technology.
MOBEX Africa Innovation Awards also seeks to help drive technical skills, creativity and professionalism and the development of solutions to social challenges that will drive entrepreneurship and address social challenges.