NTT Communications, the global data and IP services arm of Fortune Global 500 telecoms player NTT, is partnering with Workonline Communications to provide enhanced IP network connectivity services in Africa.
Workonline, founded in South Africa, is an innovative service provider leader in the provision of connectivity services throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Through the partnership with NTT Com, the company will be able to provide seamless connectivity to customers in areas it was previously unable to reach. NTT Com will be able to access new network opportunities provided by Workonline, particularly in metro areas in the sub-Saharan African region.
“We are excited to partner with Workonline Communications and help it expand its high quality IP service portfolio available to its existing and potential customers,” says Clive Hamilton, vice president of Network Services at NTT Europe. “This partnership also fits our strategy to take NTT Com’s Global IP Network into some of the fastest-growing Internet markets in Africa and offer our customers more connectivity options in the region,” he adds.
“Our goal is to provide our partners such as NTT Com with innovative and cost-effective solutions on a global scale, whilst maintaining the highest standards of design, build and deployment,” says Edward Lawrence, director of business development at Workonline Communications. “By collaborating with NTT Com, we will be able to improve our ability to provide our partners in the Africa region with further connectivity into key global markets.” He notes that the partnership will ensure that Workonline Communications remains a market leader in the provision of high quality IP services in sub-Saharan Africa.