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TE SubCom chosen to extend MainOne Cable System to francophone region

New landings designated for 7,000km submarine communications cable stretching from Portugal to West Africa

TE SubCom (http://www.TE.com/global-en/industries/subsea-communications.html), a TE Connectivity Ltd (http://www.TE.com/) company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, today announced that it has secured a contract from leading connectivity and data center solutions provider, MainOne(http://www.MainOne.net/), to extend its active submarine cable system into West Africa’s francophone region with two additional branches connecting…

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    • L-R: Funke Opeke, Chief Executive Officer, MainOne with Jean Luc Vuillemin, Senior Vice President, International Networks, Infrastructures and Services, Orange during a contract signing ceremony between MainOne and Orange in France… recently. MainOne and Orange have signed an agreement allowing for a major investment by Orange in MainOne’s submarine cable system with joint investments in new landing stations in Senegal and Cote D’Ivoire
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MainOne and Orange ink deal to boost internet access into Francophone West Africa

More specifically, this cable extension is an opportunity to improve connectivity and offer a broader range of services for both Orange Côte d’Ivoire & Senegal’s Sonatel

French Telecoms company, Orange (www.Orange.com)  and leading West African Connectivity and Data Centre services provider, MainOne (www.MainOne.net) have struck a partnership that will see the French telecoms giant co-invest in two new cable landing stations in Dakar, Senegal and Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire while the broadband infrastructure provider will provide additional…

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    • L-R: General Manager, MDXI Data Centres, Gbenga Adegbiji, receiving the Tier III Constructed Facility Certification (TCCF) foil for its Lekki Data Centre from Chief Revenue Officer, Uptime Institute, Phil Collerton during the Data Centre Dynamics Africa Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa… recently
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MDXi joins Data Centre leaders and Uptime Institute to discuss Africa’s digital transformation

MDXi is building a Data Centre ecosystem across West Africa with investments in its Tier III Lekki Data Centre in Lagos and upcoming investments in in Sagamu - Ogun State, Accra – Ghana, Abidjan - Cote D’Ivoire and Dakar - Senegal

West Africa’s leading data centre company, MDXi (www.MDX-I.com) has reiterated the importance of edge data centres to enable African consumers enjoy improved online experiences with much reduced latency, while significantly reducing transit costs. The company’s General Manager responsible for its West African expansion, Gbenga Adegbiji quotes an ACG Research (a Telecoms…

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MainOne’s MDXI achieves TCCF… now most certified Data Center in Nigeria

MDXI’s 600 rack facility in Lekki is the premier commercial Data Center in West Africa built to meet the rapidly growing demand for Colocation, Managed Hosting and Cloud services within the region

MainOne’s (www.MainOne.net) Data Centre subsidiary, MDXI has just received its Tier III Constructed Facility certification (TCCF) from the Uptime Institute. With this new milestone, MDXI becomes the leading Data center in West Africa with the top 5 certifications in the industry, being the Tier III Constructed Facility certification, TCCF, the…

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MDXi targets enterprise customers with new ‘Take a Break’ campaign

The campaign will increase awareness of the MDXi brand as the most interconnected and reliable West African data center company

West Africa’s premier Data Center solutions provider, MDXi (a MainOne company) (http://www.MDX-i.com) (www.MainOne.net) has launched an advertising campaign aimed at reinforcing the company’s position as the data center provider of choice for enterprises in the region. Tagged “Take a Break”, the campaign will increase awareness of the MDXi brand as…

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African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF) 2017: MainOne canvasses local Internet traffic exchange within Africa

An initiative of the Internet Society, the three-day conference focused on developing Internet interconnection and traffic exchange opportunities

West Africa’s leading provider of connectivity and data center solutions, MainOne (www.MainOne.net) has reiterated the importance of Internet traffic domiciliation as a key requirement for growing the internet ecosystem in Africa. Speaking at the just concluded African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF), MainOne’s Chief Executive Officer, Funke Opeke challenged the…

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MainOne launches plan to become largest internet hub in West Africa with Open-Connect Service

Open-Connect guarantees the best cross connect services in Nigeria, enabling customers bypass the public internet and connect directly to partners, cloud and SaaS providers with secure, reliable and flexible direct connections

Following the partnership of MainOne’s (www.MainOne.net) Data Center company, MDXi, with the Nigerian Internet Exchange, (IXPN) to improve national transit traffic in Nigeria, the company has recently announced a new interconnect service for carriers, enterprises and ISPs called Open-Connect. Open-Connect is a service that facilitates improved interconnection, collaboration and peering…

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Nigerian Internet Exchange (IXPN) goes live at MainOne’s MDXi Lekki Data Center to peer local Internet traffic

The partnership seeks to take advantage of the numerous networks and content providers already connected to MainOne to grow traffic in the Nigerian Internet Exchange

MainData Nigeria (MDXi) and the Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN) have announced a partnership aimed at expanding the peering of Internet Transit traffic within Nigeria. The partnership seeks to take advantage of the numerous networks and content providers already connected to MainOne (wwwMainOne.net) to grow traffic in the Nigerian…

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    • L-R: Chris George, Strategic Negotiator, Google; Mike van den Bergh, CMO, PCCW Global; Funke Opeke, CEO, MainOne; Chris Wood, CEO, WIOCC and Willem Marais, Group Managing Executive and CEO, Liquid Telecom SA, during the MainOne-hosted Africa Panel Session themed “Unlocking Africa’s Digital Potential” at the 2016 International Telecoms Week, held in Chicago... this week.
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MainOne hosts session on unlocking Africa’s digital potential at International Telecommunications Week

The Company hosted the Africa Panel Session attended by a mix of Africa’s leading wholesale carriers, mobile network operators and a host of global service providers and content distribution companies at the annual global gathering of telecommunications companies

For the fifth year in a row, MainOne (www.MainOne.net) continues to raise Africa’s digital profile and highlight its untapped potential at the recently concluded International Telecoms Week held in Chicago from May 8th to May 11th, 2016 (http://www.InternationalTelecomsWeek.com). The Company hosted the Africa Panel Session attended by a mix of…