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Lessons from Main One CEO’s vision for Broadband Nigeria

Funke Opeke, CEO of Main One, the undersea cable company shared her vision of the next frontier for broadband in Nigeria in this presentation at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Stakeholders Consultative Forum for the Year 2013 -2017 Strategic Management Plan held July 2012 in Lagos. We reproduce the presentation below as the issues raised […]

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MainOne in $20m deal to extend cable to Cote D’Ivoire

Kolade Akinola
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MainOne, a connectivity and data centre solutions company says its investing $20m to expand its undersea cable footprint in West Africa after securing a licence in Cote D’Ivoire. The tech company  says it has  received the C1B license  from Bruno Koné, the country’s Minister for Communication, Digital Economy and Postal Services to land its trans-Atlantic submarine cable and […]

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MainOne CEO: Greater ICT penetration needed to create more jobs

Elizabeth Edozie
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Ms Funke Opeke, Chief Executive Officer of MainOne, says government plans to diversify the economy from oil and create more jobs requires Information and Communication Technology (ICT) penetration across Nigeria. She said this at the International Telecommunications Union (ITU)-Telecom World 2016, which featured sessions on collaborative regulation, smart sustainable cities, fostering SME innovation, gender inclusive […]

NCS wants IT practitioners to join fold

MainOne CEO to women: Take up tech careers

Kayode Oladeinde
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Funke Opeke, Chief Executive Officer MainOne has encouraged the female folks to take up careers in the technology industry to reduce gender imbalance in the ICT industry. The MainOne CEO who said this at the press conference announcing the 2015 Women Technology Empowerment Center’s Technology Camp says the under-representation of women in the tech industry stands […]

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