“Our partnership with Business Connexion will allow MTN to offer enterprise customers a full end-to-end managed network service which will be a key differentiator for MTN on the continent,” Elia Tsouros, acting executive for the MTN Group Enterprise Business Unit, said in a statement.
The MTN Group is a telecommunications company that widely operates in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. In South Africa, MTN is one of the four major mobile network operators available in the country.
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The partnership, which was announced on Wednesday, aims to offer guarantees that customers in South Africa will receive quality service and have a quick resolve to service-related problems.
According to John Jenkins, Business Connexion group executive director, providing customers with world class services was essential to forming the partnership.
Business Connexion, which is present in various African countries, the United Kingdom and in Dubai, provides various services such as cloud computing, cryptographic solutions and payroll solutions.
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“Enterprise IT services and leading Wide Area Network capabilities are seldom, if ever, core strengths of the same service provider,” Jenkins explained.
“Therefore, a partnership between the best-in-class ICT services company in Africa and the largest network operator on the continent, namely Business Connexion and MTN, serves our customers with the best of both.”