Smile Communications, an Internet service provider says a deal with MainOne, West Africa’s leading telecoms services company a contract for the purchase of long term bandwidth will drive e-commerce growth in Nigeria.
The agreement signing event recently took place at the Smile Communications facility in Victoria Island, Lagos.
According to MainOne, the new agreement will extend the tenor of Smile’s existing services with MainOne and add significant growth to support Smile’s growth push in the Nigerian market.
Folu Aderibigbe, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer (CSMO) of MainOne said the agreement with Smile Communications will not only strengthen broadband penetration in the country but empower future generations to be competitive and tech-savvy.
Aderibigbe said that the alliance “is an important example of MainOne’s commitment to bring high-speed broadband access to Africa and we are proud to be providing international capacity to Smile Communications, thereby supporting their efforts in ensuring broad-based economic growth in Nigeria.”
Tom Allen, Group Chief Operating Officer of Smile Communications added that “Smile’s initiative to connect with MainOne will provide an opportunity for its client’s to interact, engage in e-commerce activities, product advertising and online surveys, thereby achieving the goal of making the world a global village.”