NIGERIA – West Africa’s pioneer solar-based internet service provider, Tozeti has launched its 4G LTE network in Nigeria, with the plans to extend to leading cities in Nigeria and West Africa in 2020.
The company said in a statement that the launch of the high-speed internet was in line with its focus on accelerating access to affordable broadband connectivity in Africa’s underserved populations, Tizeti.
While announcing the rollout of high-speed 4G services, Tizeti’s Chief Executive Officer, Kendall Ananyi promised that its 4G connectivity will empower more Nigerians in the country’s South-South and South-West states, stimulate economic activities and provide unlimited access to affordable and reliable broadband services.
Access to affordable and reliable unlimited internet connectivity has been an intractable problem for a lot of Nigerian businesses and residential customers.
Tizeti is addressing this problem by leveraging on its solar-powered, always-on towers and robust internet bandwidth to providing a sustainable and cost-effective access to broadband services.
The company said its cost-effective means of distributing broadband will allow it to offer customers unlimited internet at 30 to 50% the cost of traditional mobile data plans.
Before the Launch, Tizeti built a brand-new, solar-powered, 4G-capable towers in Port Harcourt, Rivers State where it plans to offer its first 4G and ISP services.
The company has a plan to build to soon expand its coverage to other southern states by building new towers in Ogun and Edo.
Mr. Ananyi believes that this new solution will boost internet penetration in the new states and contribute to accelerating digital transformation across Nigeria
The launch of its 4G network provides Tizeti with an opportunity to drive the growth in demand for eCommerce, music, interactive games and video consumption in Nigeria.
This would be especially true for popular social media apps that have integrated video calling and video stories as well as content sites such as YouTube, Netflix, and Iroko.
The company has 1.1 million unique users and internet services that include a new Skype-like personal and business enterprise communications service — WifiCall.ng and access to video streaming sites & services.