Popular telecommunication company, Fiam Wifi has unveiled services in Nigeria to offer cheap and dependable internet connectivity to people especially on high-density, low-income, and rural communities. It started operating in a suburb of Lagos, Ajegunle, recently, after a 3-month pilot.
Fiam Wifi CEO, Mr. Akin Marinho revealed that the network installs Wifi hotspots and currently has 25 hotspots in Ajegule with plans to install another 100 over the next six months. He added that his team has been working on a roadmap for its rollout plans in phases.
His words, “Amuwo Odofin, Alimosho, and Apapa will be covered during the first phase. Surulere, Oshodi, and Isolo are billed for the second phase. Shomolu, Mushin, Kosofe, Ikeja, and Agege are scheduled for the third phase and Ifako Ijaye, Lagos Island, Badagry, Ikorodu, and Ojo will be added in the fourth phase of its 18-month rollout plan.”
“The Company has partnered with Dolphin Telecom and Vodacom who provide broadband speed band with. Part of the company’s community-driven policy, customer engagement and maintenance teams will be sourced from residents of the communities it serves, thereby creating employment opportunities for many. In addition, the company has partnered with the local government to provide wifi hotspots in every primary school in Ajegunle.”