Addressing Africa's Growing Demand for Wholesale Data
In response to the increasing need for wholesale data solutions in Africa, Airtel Africa has launched Airtel Africa Telesonic Limited (‘Telesonic’), a cutting-edge fibre bandwidth service. By leveraging ground fibre assets and submarine cable systems, Telesonic aims to provide comprehensive terrestrial fibre and submarine cable solutions, ushering in a new era of digital connectivity in Africa.
Empowering Communities and Boosting Economies
With an extensive network spanning over 75,000 kilometres of terrestrial fibre across Airtel Africa’s 14 markets, Telesonic is poised to make a significant impact on the continent's digital landscape. The service is expected to enhance the quality of life for communities, bolster national economies, and improve connectivity in vital sectors such as education and healthcare.
Airtel Africa's CEO Emphasizes Strategic Importance
Segun Ogunsanya, CEO of Airtel Africa, underscored the strategic significance of this milestone, stating, “The establishment of Airtel Africa Telesonic Limited underscores Airtel Africa’s commitment to addressing Africa’s needs for the digital revolution by providing cutting-edge fibre-optic solutions." Ogunsanya highlighted the profound impact of this investment on Africa's ongoing digital revolution, catering to the surging demand for data, particularly from the continent's expanding youth population.
Bridging Connectivity Gaps and Fostering Digital Inclusion
Telesonic's comprehensive fibre solutions are poised to play a vital role in bridging connectivity gaps and fostering digital inclusion across Africa. The service is well-positioned to meet the evolving needs of businesses and communities, driving economic development and creating new opportunities for growth.
Airtel Africa's Dedication to Digital Connectivity
As Airtel Africa remains at the forefront of innovation, the launch of Telesonic reaffirms the company's dedication to advancing digital connectivity in Africa. With its extensive network infrastructure, Telesonic is set to significantly contribute to the ongoing digital transformation, ensuring that the benefits of the digital revolution are accessible to all.