Phase3 Telecom, an independent aerial fibre-optic network infrastructure and telecoms service provider, has partnered with YahClick (powered by Hughes) to offer high speed, low latency satellite broadband services. As a result of this partnership, satellite broadband services will be available throughout Nigeria, focusing on the unserved and underserved communities. Services will be provided by P3Tech, a division of Phase3 Telecom.
‘By providing a truly extensive satellite coverage service with a range of product options, P3Tech will provide all unserved and underserved communities in Nigeria with the opportunity to connect and take part in the global digital economy, further transforming the Nigerian telecoms space, accelerating national growth and positively contribute to the federal government broadband access target,’ commented Stanley Jegede, Phase3’s Executive Chairman.
In other news, Nigerian mobile operator 9mobile has announced the launch of TV and entertainment platform 9tv. The app enables users to watch movies, local and international TV channels, VoD content and stream live events. Weekly and monthly subscriptions for 9tv are available, with prices ranging from NGN350 (USD0.84) to NGNG2,500.