In its continued commitment to enhancing broadband access and internet penetration nationwide, MTN Nigeria Communications Plc has entered into a partnership with Landafrique Nigeria Limited to deploy fibre-optic infrastructure connecting homes and businesses in Agbara Estate.
This is following the installation of the same infrastructure in Dakkada Luxury Estate, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
The partnership spans 10 years, and covers the deployment of MTN FibreNet Broadband internet services with at least 5Mbps and internet throughput to each housing unit; as well as industrial and commercial units within the estate.
In a statement, which was made available to E-Business Life, the company said the agreement was signed at a formal ceremony held at MTN Nigeria’s Headquarters in Ikoyi on November 17, 2021, and had in attendance, MTN management led by the Chief Operating Officer, Mazen Mroue and accompanied by the General Manager, Enterprise Sales, Bukola Akande and General Manager, Fixed Broadband, Onyinye Ikenna-Emeka, as well as representatives from Landafrique Nigeria Limited, including the CEO, Paulo Cruz, Phillip Obih, General Manager, Sales, Landafrique and the General Manager, Agbara Estate Properties, Moshood Oyebode.
Commenting on the partnership, the Chief Operating Officer, MTN Nigeria, Mazen Mroue, said the technology allows for increased network performance, as well as higher speeds over a long distance. “At MTN, we believe that everyone deserves the benefits of a modern connected life. The installation of the MTN FibreNet Broadband in Agbara Estate will see to it that residents are always connected with incredible speeds, leading to increased performance either at work or at home.”
On his own part, the Chief Executive Officer of Landafrique, Paulo Cruz, shared his excitement concerning the partnership by saying, “We are excited about this partnership and we have full confidence that residents of Agbara Estate will enjoy faster and more reliable network connectivity following the deployment of MTN’s fibre-optic infrastructure within the estate.”
MTN is committed to improving internet penetration across Nigeria, and has recently revealed plans to invest $1.5 billion over the next three years to increase broadband across the country.