Nigeria’s Smile Communications as plans under way to take broadband services across cities in the country.
According to Tom Allen the Chief Operating Officer of the company, the firm is now giving broadband services to subscribers in Lagos and Oyo States feels delighted by the enormous plans by the Federal Government of Nigeria to ensure that every part in the country is connected.
He said that the firm sources the best technology available in order to create the innovative solutions required to provide world-class, yet cost-effective, communications services across Africa.
“Our first commercial network, which provided low-cost voice and messaging services over WiMAX technology, was launched in Kampala, Uganda in November 2009. Since those early days, our offering has improved substantially and we now also have a solid presence in Tanzania and Nigeria.
“Smile Communications hopes to become a part of the broadband community in Nigeria in the next few years, reaching different cities. And we are delighted by the efforts made by the Federal Government of Nigeria through the office of Minister of Communication Technology to ensure that bottlenecks faced by operators are minimized,” said Allen.
Nigerians living in Ibadan and Lagos already enjoy the Country’s fastest and most reliable 4G LTE broadband internet service, brought to them by Smile, the Company said, as Abuja and Port Harcourt will follow in early 2014.