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Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Visafone to consolidate presence @ W.Afri.Tel-09

Leading Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) operator, Visafone Communications Limited, has advanced strategies to consolidate its penetration at the 2009 edition of West African International Telecommunications and Information Communication Technology Exhibition (W.Afri.Tel).

ITRealms Online recalls that the last year’s edition, Visafone treated visitors to a number of innovative products, which paved the way for its subscriber base to hit one million after a short period of commercial operation.

Reports have it that currently Visafone still in euphoria of estimated at 350,000, is doing everything possible to shore up the subscribers.

This included the subscribers inherited from Bourdex, Cellcom Ltd and ITN telecom before Visafone acquired the aforementioned networks.

Equally reports have it that aggressive marketing strategy at W.Afri.Tel 2008 led to its subscriber base to hit two million as at December 2008.

Affirming the participation of Visafone at the 2009 edition of W.Afri.Tel, the organizers of the event noted that in line with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) statistics, the telecom operator is currently ranked the fourth largest telecom operator according to subscriber base figures.

In addition, they said, Visafone’s participation at W.Afri.Tel, is geared towards maintaining its foothold in the nation’s telecom sector.

“As a measure of the company’s seriousness and as a mark of the importance the telecom operator accords W.Afri.Tel, the company has signed up for four booths,” our source said.

Equally, Visafone stand, it was gathered is set to experience a flurry of activities as subscribers would be trooping to the telecom operator’s stand to make enquiries about the company’s set of promotions.

Visafone Communications Limited is a wholly owned Nigerian telecommunications company. The company was incorporated in Nigeria on June 20, 2007. Visafone received its Unified Access Service License as a telecom operator from the NCC on August 1, 2007.

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