Tizeti announced a $ 5 million partnership with a venture capital fund focused on young internet service providers expanding internet access across Africa.
Tizeti chief operating officer Ifeanyi Okonkwo said in a statement the company would leverage its proprietary operating system technology, global partnerships with equipment vendors, submarine cable companies , payment providers and venture capitalists to provide the resources to start-up ISPs to accelerate the availability of unlimited internet across the continent.
“Successful startups will participate in a three-month program at Tizeti’s site in Nigeria or Ghana, where they should acquire the knowledge and expertise to quickly launch affordable internet services in their respective countries,” he said. -he adds.
The company also announced the launch of new products, saying it remains focused on “delivering a simpler and more convenient technology offering, with intelligent customer service operation and integrated customer relationship management systems.” .
He said he has launched a new voice and data service for residential, small, medium and business organizations in Nigeria.
Speaking at the company’s annual conference, “Tizeti NeXTGEN,” Chief Executive Officer Kendall Ananyi said, “The global pandemic has accelerated the need for more agile, faster, more intuitive and better technology. easy to understand, whatever the peculiarities. of its users.
“Many people have not been able to quickly adapt to the new normal of work, to connect remotely with family and colleagues and to virtually access various educational, professional, entertainment and other services.
“Many companies have taken an unnecessarily long time to adjust to the constraints imposed by the pandemic, which has resulted in reduced productivity, inefficient transformation and lost revenue. ”
According to Ananyi, technology is only useful when it creates solutions to problems.
He said: “We believe that as the leader of the digital space in West Africa, we have a role to play in building the technological platforms that will allow our user base to be agile and relevant. in the years to come.
“We saw the transition from all physical to the work from home model overnight and knew we had to help people and businesses change the way they work and play.”
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