West Indian Ocean Cable Company has been awarded the Emerging Telecom Wholesale Provider of the Year award.
The award is a recognition of its outstanding leadership in providing wholesale services to cloud operators, content providers, fixed and mobile telcos and ISPs in Nigeria.
WIOCC was awarded on the 26th of September 2022 at the recent 6th Tech Innovation Awards 2022 in Nigeria.
The award event was organised by InstinctWave, publishers of Techberg magazine, in partnership with the Africa Digital Economy Forum.
Formerly known as the Nigeria Tech Innovation & Telecom Awards is a prestigious Tech Innovation Awards and now Nigeria’s foremost technology sector awards and are seen as the ‘Oscars’ of the technology industry.
WIOCC Nigeria’s Business Development Director Slawek Cieslinski commented, speaking on the won award said, “This award reaffirms WIOCC’s position as the leading player in the deployment of carrier-scale, future-proofed infrastructure into Africa. We have the flexibility and scale to meet the ever-growing demand for reliable, high-speed connectivity throughout Africa.
” In Nigeria specifically, we operate a resilient, hyperscale network that connects our in-county wholesale clients to the global internet and extends international organisations’ network reach into the country.
“Looking forward, our strategic investments in the new hyperscale Equiano and 2Africa subsea cables that land in Nigeria, and in the ongoing deployment of a future-proof national network across Nigeria will enable us to offer even greater support to clients in Nigeria.”
Operating exclusively as a wholesaler, WIOCC has revolutionised the delivery of high-capacity connectivity between Africa and the rest of the world.
Widely recognised as Africa’s carriers’ carrier, WIOCC offers cloud operators, content providers, fixed and mobile telcos, ISPs and other operators reliable, seamless, high-capacity connectivity between more than 30 African countries and key global financial and commercial centres.