Sparkle, one of the world’s top five carriers, has been selected by Ciudad, one of Africa’s fastest growing telecommunications companies, to boost internet speeds and set the super experience record. blazing highest in Nigeria with 10 Gbps port connection.
Operating as OneData Nigeria, Ciudad is a fast-growing alternative Internet Service Provider (ISP) with approximately 300 subscribers and a market presence in six cities across Nigeria. By 2025, Ciudad plans to become one of the top 10 broadband service providers in the country.
By connecting through the local PoP in Lagos with Seabone, Sparkle’s global IP transit backbone, the first international Tier 1 backbone in Africa, Ciudad benefits from low latency and high-speed access to Global Internet.
Ciudad Infrastructure Limited’s Division Manager, Wholesale and Corporate, Kehinde Alphonso, said: “Partnering with Sparkle allows us to get high-speed access to global and regional content in the country, thereby improving the customers’ browsing experience and increase the current 1 Gbps speed known in the country by a whopping 900 percent. The new partnership with the Sparkle Tier1 operator is an always positive signal for our customers and our communities.
“Through our years of experience as an Internet service provider, existing networks and capacity are expanded and consolidated, more Internet speed and capacity is made available, and new homes are opened up.
“Our stated goal is to provide stable, high-speed Internet connectivity to Nigerian residential customers through our FTTH infrastructure and our enterprise customers to further expand our role as one of the leading broadband providers.”
“For our customers, this means they can rely on very fast and stable fiber optic cable Internet and access Internet content at very competitive rates in the industry.”