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Mainone’s Submarine Cable, Ready for Service in Cote d’Ivoire

MainOne’s entry into the Cote d’Ivoire market will facilitate world-class infrastructure availability and accessibility that meets market needs at any time

MainOne (https://www.MainOne.net/) today announces its submarine cable in Cote d’Ivoire is live and ready for service. The project, notable for being the first commercial cable system in service to deploy spectrum sharing capabilities, will offer capabilities to deepen infrastructure sharing and lower the cost of delivering broadband services to the…

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    • L-R: Siaka Traore, Deputy Mayor of Grand-Bassam; Funke Opeke, CEO of MainOne; Nanan Amon Tanoe, King of Grand-Bassam, President of the National Kings Chamber of CIV; Dr. Guibessongui Severin, Chief of Staff of the Ministry of Digital Economy and Postal; Etienne Kouadio, GM Francophone MainOne
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MainOne lands submarine cable in Cote D’Ivoire

The Grand Bassam landing which follows the recent completion of the landing in Dakar Senegal will extend the reach of the cable into Cote D’Ivoire and neighboring countries

MainOne (www.MainOne.net) has finally landed its submarine cable in Grand Bassam, Cote D’Iviore, which is the final leg of the ongoing expansion to reach Senegal and Cote D’Ivoire. The Grand Bassam landing which follows the recent completion of the landing in Dakar Senegal will extend the reach of the cable…

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MainOne expands Data Center Footprint in Ghana

The Tier III facility will be constructed on 4,047 sqm land area in Appolonia City

MainOne (www.MainOne.net) has announced the expansion of its data center brand, MDXi (www.MDX-i.com), into Accra Ghana, in line with its ongoing West African expansion plans.  The company’s MDXi subsidiary, the largest commercial data center services provider in West Africa, is extending its imprint into Ghana with the new facility to…

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    • Left to right –Lanre Kolade; Group CEO CSquared; Arthur Mendes, Sales & Marketing Director, Angola Cables; Funke Opeke, CEO, MainOne; Chris Wood, CEO, WIOCC
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Terrestrial fiber infrastructure investments key to enabling the growth of Africa’s digital economy say experts at International Telecoms Week's (ITW) Africa Panel Session

The dialogue centered on the notion that the development of the terrestrial network is key to growing the digital economies of all African countries

Experts at the 2019 ‘Africa Panel Session’ of the International Telecoms Week (ITW), that was held recently in Atlanta, USA discussed the importance of infrastructure investments in local internet exchanges and terrestrial networks as being instrumental to facilitating the development and growth of Africa’s digital economy. Presenting on the theme…

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    • (left to right), At the Digital Lagos: broadband for All, cocktail reception hosted by MainOne: Mr. Abiodun Omoniyi, MD VDT , Mr. Segun Ogunsanya, CEO Airtel , Ms. Funke Opeke, CEO MainOne and Mr. Lanre Kolade, MD C-Squared
    • (Left to right), At the Digital Lagos: Broadband for All, cocktail reception hosted by MainOne: Mrs Solape Hammond, CEO impact hub and Lagos State transition committee member, Ms. Funke Opeke. CEO MainOne and Mr. Babatunde Dada, Chief Financial Officer MainOne
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MainOne to commit N25billion to digitisation of Lagos

MainOne launches its “Digital Lagos: Broadband for All” campaign initiative to enable the digital transformation of Lagos state

West Africa’s leading connectivity and data centre solutions provider, MainOne (www.MainOne.net) launches its “Digital Lagos: Broadband for All” campaign initiative to enable the digital transformation of Lagos state through deployment of ubiquitous broadband infrastructure across the state. MainOne’s ambitions for Lagos is inspired by the vision of Lagos Governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu,…

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MainOne and Facebook announce open-access fiber network in Nigeria

MainOne is building and operating approximately 750 km terrestrial fiber infrastructure in Edo and Ogun States, two of Nigeria’s fastest growing states

MainOne (www.MainOne.net) has announced a metro fiber infrastructure project in two states of Nigeria, with support from Facebook. The infrastructure collaboration is part of Facebook’s efforts to connect more people to broadband internet. As part of this project, MainOne is building and operating approximately 750 km terrestrial fiber infrastructure in…

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MDXI launches West Africa’s Carrier-Neutral Internet Exchange (IX) with Asteroid

The West African Internet Exchange (WAF-IX), is based on Asteroid’s lightweight design and will be located in MDXI’s Tier III Data Centre, in Lagos, Nigeria, West Africa’s biggest economic hub

West Africa’s largest data centre provider, MDXI and global IXP platform provider, Asteroid have partnered to launch a carrier-neutral Internet Exchange Point (IXP) for West Africa. The West African Internet Exchange (WAF-IX), is based on Asteroid’s lightweight design and will be located in MDXI’s Tier III Data Centre, in Lagos,…

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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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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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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…