In celebration of our 10th anniversary, technology company that amplifies the best innovations out of Africa through its media, data, events and tech focused platforms got in conversation with Funke Opeke, CEO of MainOne, on strategic partnerships and internet connectivity in Africa.
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On Wednesday, July 1, 2020, MainOne celebrated its 10th anniversary. The occasion was a notable one for MainOne, and for several tech companies that have benefited from the Internet capacity it has helped build.
We headed for the MainOne office in Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria, to have a chat with its CEO, Funke Opeke. Though the office typified the new normal during the pandemic — serene and quiet — I caught a glimpse of the company’s culture amongst the few staff present.
The gentle but structured way they received visitors, the firm but polite manner with which they aired their opinions were remarkable. It was only a glimpse, but it was remarkable nonetheless.
As we began the interview, Opeke sat in a chair directly in front of a beautiful map showing cable connections around the world.
Read full article on ‘The Journey of a Decade: MainOne’s Story Building West Africa’s Internet Infrastructure’ here.