Nigerian enterprise connectivity and telecommunications provider, Vodacom Business Nigeria was the toast of the evening at the 2017 Nigeria Technology Innovation and Telecoms (NTIT) Awards organised by the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) in Lagos.
The company carted home four awards which included the “Industry Personality of the Year Award” presented to the Managing Director of the company, Mr. Lanre Kolade. Other awards included; the “Internet of Things (IoT) Provider of the Year”, the “Telecom Business of the year” and the “Enterprise Service Provider of the Year” Awards.
The NTIT Awards, which is aimed at recognizing organizations and individuals at the forefront of technology and innovation in the industry, also recognized the telecom Industry regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for its strides in consumer advocacy and its regulatory prowess.
Speaking on the Awards, Mr. Kolade stated: “We are honored to receive these awards. This endorses our commitment to delivering world-class total communications solutions to businesses in Nigeria. Our gratitude goes to our customers whose businesses are driving the Nigerian economy and the men and women at Vodacom who work round the clock to support these businesses.”
According to Kolade: “The Internet of Things is playing an increasing role as an enabler of economic development. Governments across Africa continue to adopt this technology to leapfrog developmental stages, improve service delivery, supporting healthy, well-educated and economically active citizens”.
Vodacom Business Nigeria is taking the lead in the market with Internet of Things (IoT), using this technology to empower healthcare delivery, education management and enterprises to be more efficient. IoT drives digital transformation, helping businesses to remain relevant in today’s digital world.
These accolades follow long standing track records that Vodacom Business Nigeria has developed in the market over time, delivering enterprise-grade Connectivity Solutions, Cloud and Hosted Services, Enterprise Voice Solution and Internet of Things to business in Nigeria.
The company’s mission statement states of its quest to “build the future of African communications through continued investment in infrastructure, products and services, creating the best value for its customers and the communities in which it operates.”