Phase3 Telecom, Africa’s independent aerial fibre optic network infrastructure and telecommunications service providers, will partner with YahClick (powered by Hughes) to offer world-class high-speed, low-latency satellite broadband services.
As a result of this partnership, satellite broadband services with be available throughout Nigeria, focusing on the unserved and underserved communities.
“Our satellite broadband services will provide tangible benefits in accessibility, service, cost and socio-economic development to the unserved and underserved homes and businesses in the area, unlocking all the opportunities that reliable, cost-effective satellite broadband products afford,” says Muhammed Bashir, Vice President, Digital Transformation and Innovation of P3Tech, a division of Phase 3 Telecom.
The partnership between Phase3 and YahClick, the market leader in satellite broadband connectivity across Africa, represents a strategic collaboration to make internet accessibility available to residential and business users throughout Nigeria, bypassing the infrastructure deployment challenges and reaching even the most remote regions.
“By providing a truly extensive satellite coverage service with a range of product and service options, P3Tech will provide all unserved and underserved communities in Nigeria with the opportunity to connect and take part in the global digital economy, further transforming the Nigerian telecommunications space, accelerating national growth and positively contribute to the Federal Government broadband access target,” concludes Stanley Jegede, Phase3’s Executive Chairman.
Phase3 was licensed as a national long distance operator by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in 2006. Phase3 fibre connectivity play extends into the ECOWAS region including Ghana, Benin Republic, Togo Niger, Cameroun and Chad as well as international markets through strategic partnerships.