Vodacom Business Nigeria and Intelsat sign agreement to expand broadband connectivity across industries

Right LanreWith the agreement, broadband connective is set to be more accessible to a number of industries across Africa. (Image source: Intelsat)Vodacom Business Nigeria has signed an agreement with Intelsat SA for satellite services, a move that aims to provide high-quality broadband connectivity to industries including banking, oil and gas and enterprise sectors across West Africa

Under the terms of multi-year agreement, Vodacom Business Nigeria will use satellite services on Intelsat 35e to deliver consistent broadband connectivity to a number of industries in the region.

In addition to this, the Intelsat 35e satellite is set to enable Vodacom Business Nigeria to further enhance the services being offered to its existing customers in Nigeria.

Commenting on the impact of the satellite service agreement, Lanre Kolade, managing director of Vodacom Business Nigeria, said that this move aims to rapidly deploy broadband network into new areas across West Africa and deliver fast, affordable internet access.

With this agreement, African people are expected to be benefitted with improved business connectivity, news updates and quality services in healthcare, banking and education, which will promote the economic development of these communities.

Brian Jakins, regional vice-president at Intelsat for Africa sales, commented that the new agreement aims to position Vodacom Business Nigeria for bigger operational and business success.

Vodacom Business Nigeria is one of the leading pan-African corporate connectivity and telecommunications providers, with a presence in Africa’s oil and gas, retail, banking, mining, distribution and tourism sectors.

Intelsat SA is the global operator of high-quality video and broadband services. The company’s globalised network aims to provide ubiquitous broadband connectivity, multi-format video broadcasting, secure satellite communications and mobility services.

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