Broadbased Communications, which operates a non-compete, non-discriminatory, open access metropolitan fiber optic network, covering all the major business districts in Lagos, has been awarded the Telecom Wholesale Company of the year 2018 award.
The company was recognised at the Nigeria Tech Innovation and Telecom Awards 2018, organised in Lagos recently by the Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON).
The company provides fiber optic network connectivity for mobile network operators, 4G Network operators, all the submarine cable landing stations, all major internet service providers (ISP), all data centres, Nigeria Internet Exchange Point, major global telecom operators, all the banks, the Nigerian Stock Exchange, all electronic payment switching and processing companies, oil companies, major corporate firms and residential estates in partnership with other telecom service providers.
Speaking on the award, the Managing Director/CEO of the company, Henry Iseghohi stated that the award is a testament to the company’s dedication to the open access, non-compete model, the goodwill of esteemed customer base, the hard work and dedication of the staff of Broadbased Communications.
The Group Executive Director of the company, Mr. Chris Erewele, stated that the award would spur the Broadbased team to remain committed to the provision of quality services to its customers. He appealed to various stakeholders in the industry to work together to address the issues facing the industry including indiscriminate destruction of cables by road construction companies in Lagos.
The Executive Director, Business Development, Mr. Chidi Ibisi said in order to address the needs of our customers, they install their cables with a fleet of 11 horizontal drilling equipment with redundant cable routes to over 20 points of presence (PoP)in Lagos with packet transport network nodes in each PoP to automatically reroute the traffic in case of a cable cut.