Wednesday, June 25, 2008

MultiLinks-Telkom attains 1m subscriber-base

Recently acquired MultiLinks Nigeria now known as MultiLinks-Telkom has attained over 1 million subscriber-base.

Announcing this at a dealers’ night held in Lagos last weekend, the chief executive, MultiLinks Telkom in Nigeria, Mr. Justin Ramayia, said that the feat was made possible due to the new zeal injected into MultiLinks by Telkom SA soon after its take over since April 2007.

“We started with 195,000 subscribers in April 2007 and have since grown this base to over a million subscribers by the end of May this year,” he said.

Mr. Ramayia also said that in terms of infrastructure, the telco has at the end of March this year installed 269 base stations, 223 towers and grown its fibre optic deployment to 2,500 kilometres (kms).

Equally during this period, Mr. Ramayia said MultiLinks has extended its switch capacity in Lagos and Abuja.

According to him, the telco has completed a metro Ethernet ring in Lagos and is nearing completion of other phases including that of Kano, Kaduna and Delta region.

Ramayia explained that at least, six Next Generation Network (NGN) nodes will be built in 2009 financial year, stressing that this would greatly extend MultiLinks ability to provide data products to corporate customers in the areas already mentioned.

He also promised to capitalize on Telkom’s brand and access to international data connectivity by providing resilient and quality international connectivity to corporates, wholesale and retail markets.

Noting that the telco has enjoyed warm reception in many places where it current has operations, adding that there are some locations where virtually all phone users were connected to the MultiLinks Telkom network.

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1 comment:

gomadaji said...

am in love with this telecommunication. i made my families to use this network and also most of my friends. i would be grateful if am offered an opportunity to work with this telecom.thanks.