SkyVision Selected as Broadband Fiber Network Connectivity Provider for Nigeria’s Leading Telco
Hertfordshire, UK June 30, 2011 - SkyVision Global Networks Ltd., a leading global provider of IP connectivity over satellite and fiber optic systems, today announced that it has been chosen as broadband fiber network connectivity solution provider for Starcomms , Nigeria’s leading telecommunications company and provider of 3G services and triple-play.
SkyVision’s end-to-end solution is based on the SkyVision PoP located in Lagos and connected to international submarine cables on the coasts of Nigeria. By way of international submarine cables, SkyVision provided connectivity solutions for a range of Starcomms’ PoPs across Nigeria enabling hundreds of Mbps high quality connectivity to Tier-1 Internet Service Providers through SkyVision’s PoP in Lagos.
“SkyVision is pleased to be able to respond to Starcomms’ demand for high quality international fiber network connectivity for its major PoPs across Nigeria. Additionally, we are honored to support Starcomms’ vision to become a premier provider of world-class, fixed and wireless communications solutions throughout Nigeria,” stated SkyVision CEO, Mr. Doron Ben Sira. Through our fully customized, independent and scalable solution, Starcomms is able to provide its customers with high quality internet connectivity and support the increasing demand for superior service in the Nigerian market.
“As our proven high quality Broadband communication provider over satellite for the past three years, SkyVision’s continuous commitment, close attention to company needs and first-class customer service made them the natural choice of provider for this exciting new venture. With SkyVision’s international fiber network connectivity to Starcomms’ PoPs across Nigeria, we can now provide our customers with top of the line Tier-1 internet service,” commented Logan Pather, Chief Commercial Officer at Starcomms Plc.
SkyVision (www.skyvision.net) is a leading global IP telecommunication service provider to emerging markets, offering solutions that combine satellite service platforms with high-capacity fiber optic connections. Via its gateways in Europe, North America, Africa and the Middle East, the company provides IP connectivity with access to the global Internet backbone, as well as an extensive suite of both customized end-to-end solutions and industry-standard services. With a connectivity network spanning 100 countries, SkyVision’s solutions combine global reach with active local presence and support. SkyVision’s customers include incumbent telecoms, ISPs, cellular operators, global and local enterprises and governments.
Starcomms is the first telecommunications operator in Nigeria to be listed on the domestic Exchange. With a vast network of over 3.2 million subscribers, it is the fourth largest telecommunications operator and largest CDMA 3G Mobile network in the country. Today, Starcomms holds a presence in 38 major cities, covering 182 towns.
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