By Ismaheel OjoÂ Â
Vodacom Business Nigeria and Etisalat Nigeria have announced a partnership agreement that enables Vodacom provide mobile voice and data services to its customers and equips Etisalat
to provide improved enterprise solutions to its customers. This strategic partnership brings together two forward-looking companies focused on delivering superior telecommunication services to businesses in Nigeria.
With this Partnership, Vodacom is now well-placed to offer a fuller package of custom-made enterprise class Mobile Services to businesses in Nigeria through its Enterprise Mobile Voice Solution. This is aimed at improving productivity and response time for corporates, especially those businesses with large number of staff on the move. Large cooperates in Nigeria would now have access to high performance easy to manage mobile communication solutions for their business.
The Partnership enables Etisalat to provide point to point and point to multi-point connectivity solutions to its customers, thereby offering them a one-stop shopping experience. Furthermore, Vodacom and Etisalat customers will be provided with a single billing platform to negate the trouble of dealing with multiple communications service providers.
Commenting on the partnership, Chief Executive Officer of Etisalat Nigeria, Matthew Willsher said, â€œIn the fast paced telecommunication market of today, the successful companies will be those who build the right strategic partnerships to accelerate innovation, growth, and offer customers more value for their money. Etisalat is committed to offering quality services both in voice and data, and to continuously provide solutions that help enterprises and startups excel in their businesses. This partnership brings together two outstanding industry leaders, with proven track record of innovation.â€
Known for spates of innovation, Etisalat has dramatically changed the face of Nigeriaâ€™s telecom with many unique â€œfirstsâ€ and customer centric packages. In the course, Etisalat has won several awards for innovation and service quality. Etisalatâ€™s mobile data services are currently rated one of the best in the industry.
Following the launch of its Enterprise Segment three years ago, Etisalat Nigeria has remarkably grown its business in the Enterprise space, providing fast and stable fixed internet services, capacity leasing services, Machine to Machine and cloud services, mobile voice and data solutions to Multinational Corporations and major Nigerian Corporates. Its account base currently spawns major players in the Oil and Gas, Financial, Manufacturing, Power and Govt. sector with a growing presence in the SME sub segment.
The Partnership goes further to demonstrate Vodacom Business Nigeria and Etisalatâ€™s commitment to delivering total communications solutions to customers and providing industry-leading customer service to Nigerian businesses.