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AFR-IX telecom, the global internet service provider with service coverage in over 50 countries in Africa, delivering Internet and data services to Enterprises, International Carriers, Telecommunication Operators has established its major Point of Presence (POP) in ONIX Data Centre, the flagship data centre Tier IV facility in Accra

AdobeStock 179449354The company's existing and future clients will be able to utilise all of AFR-IX’s extensive network and cloud services. (Image source: Adobe Stock)

Eduardo Puigcarbó, global account manager and head of Ghana operations, commented, “We needed a world class carrier neutral colocation data centre facility for our services and connectivity solutions. This partnership with ONIX satisfies our requirements for providing world-class Tier IV certified data centre and data centre interconnection to our clients, especially in the West Africa subregion.”

“We offer internationally high quality and personalised Internet and data services to corporates and telecommunications in the African continent and our extensive Pan African Network covered with terrestrial and submarine cables makes AFR-IX telecom one of the leading Telecom operating service providers in Africa, and the most reliable and largest metro-Ethernet network with Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS).”

Michael Nahon, CEO of ONIX Data Centre, commented, “We are extremely excited about our partnership with AFR-IX telecom. The entrance of AFR-IX telecom into Onix provides a major boost to Enterprises, International Carriers and Telecommunication Operators seeking Internet and data service coverage in the more than 50 countries AFR-IX telecom are operating in. The ability for tenants to interconnect through the IXP is of major benefit and greatly enhances the ecosystem within the facility.

With extensive reach in Europe and Africa, the company's existing and future clients will be able to utilise all of AFR-IX’ extensive network and cloud services including their layer 2 and 3 services, SD-WAN, managed service, IPLC, and cloud platform service. ISPs will connect “peer” via the IXP in the facility to the AFR-IX network . This is an important day for us.”