MainOne is a leading provider of connectivity and data centre services for businesses in West Africa. Since its launch in 2010, MainOne has developed a reputation for highly reliable services to become the preferred provider of broadband infrastructure services to major telecom operators, ISPs, government agencies, large enterprise, and educational institutions in West Africa. MainOne’s world class submarine cable system running down the coast of West Africa, state of the art IP network, growing regional and metro terrestrial fibre optic networks, and data centre facilities enable broadband services for businesses needing solutions in West Africa. Our network is interconnected and peers with leading operators and internet exchanges worldwide to provide global reach to our customers.
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MainOne is a privately-owned company with a vision to bridge the digital divide between Africa and the world by delivering solutions to help drive internet broadband penetration in Africa. Backed by its high capacity, open access, 4.96 Tbps fibre optic cable, Main One offers reliable, world -class broadband access and services within West Africa to telecom operators, internet service providers, governments and large enterprises.
To ensure the optimum reliability and quality of its system, we have built state-of-the-art Network Operations Centres (NOC) in Nigeria and Ghana matching the best international standards and comparable to global counterparts. Our facilities are monitored 24 x 7 x 365 by highly trained and best in class technical and management team. We guarantee optimum network availability with our unrivalled Service Level Agreements (SLAs) with service credits.
Since MainOne’s commercial launch in July 2010, the company has quickly gained the reputation of being the most reliable and the first choice for carrier traffic for majority of Nigerian and Ghanaian based telecom Operators and ISPs. Its launch also crashed wholesale bandwidth prices by up to 80% in Nigeria.
MainOne has grown to become the leading provider of Wholesale and Enterprise connectivity and data center services across the West African region and the company partners with major global technology companies to deliver services to its customers. The company continues to grow its footprint with major network interconnection facilities, extensive terrestrial fiber builds, regional Points of Presence, and delivery of services into 10 countries in West Africa.
The learn more about MainOne’s data centre subsidiary, MDXi, please visit www.mdx-i.com
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Who owns MainOne?
MainOne is owned by leading African Private Equity investors with a focus on Infrastructure led by Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Pan African Infrastructure Development Fund (PAIDF) among others. Initial debt funding was provided by African Development Bank (AfDB), Deutsche Investitions (DEG), First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FBN) and Skye Bank.
When was MainOne founded?
MainOne was founded in 2008 and launched its operations in July, 2010.
How large is the MainOne team?
MainOne has a uniquely African workforce consisting of over 500 employees
Where is MainOne headquartered?
MainOne is a Mauritius Group holding company with subsidiaries in Nigeria, Ghana, Portugal and Cote D’Ivoire. The company’s operational headquarters are in Nigeria – FABAC Centre, 3b Ligali Ayorinde Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
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Our logo is our unique mark. It is the visual signature by which we are known and ensures that our brand is always recognised, and that what we stand for is communicated.
Our logo is composed of two elements: The symbol, and the wordmark. None of which can be used in isolation, as each is a vital part of representing who we are. The symbol represents air bubbles emerging from the depths of the ocean in keeping with our heritage while the wordmark is the name of our company.
At MainOne, we want our choice of colours to convey our heritage, with the primary Dark blue a symbol of the ocean out of which our company was born. This is supported by a simple range of secondary colours that add a sense of warmth to our brand.