Ten years ago, MainOne launched its operations with the commissioning of the first private submarine cable on the West Coast of Africa. Since inception, MainOne has invested over $400m in infrastructure in West Africa as part of its efforts to bridge the digital divide and enable the digital economy. Today, MainOne is recognized as West Africa’s leading provider of Wholesale and Enterprise connectivity and data center services.
The company led by Ms Funke Opeke as the chief executive officer, has played a critical role in enabling internet access across West Africa where penetration rates have grown from less than 10% in 2010 to close to 40% ten years later. In celebration of our 10th anniversary of delivering innovative, world-class service in West Africa, TechEconomy.ng published ten (10) milestones of MainOne.
Read full list of 10 pivotal moments in our history here.