WIOCC picks APTelecom as channel partner for commercialization of Africa connectivity with focus on Asia and USA clients
Africa's carriers' carrier WIOCC has engaged APTelecom, a facilities-based telecom consulting and service company specializing in emerging markets, as its International Sales partner for new client markets in Asia and the United States.
"We are excited to be a part of such an important initiative in one of the world's fastest-growing telecom markets, working within the WIOCC team to help extend their reach," said Eric Handa, CEO of APTelecom. "The demand for data continues to grow and this is especially true of Africa. Many of the world's leading operators, OTTs and CDN players are seeking better ways to serve African markets and WIOCC is the logical choice as an African partner."
WIOCC has a unique network which interconnects over 500 locations across more than 30 African countries by seamlessly linking a 55,000km pan-African terrestrial fiber-optic network with more than 40,000km of submarine cable assets, including EASSy, EIG and WACS.
"APTelecom's reach and expertise spans a wide range of emerging and established global markets and we are pleased to engage their services as an International Sales Partner," commented Chris Wood, CEO of WIOCC. "Africa is in the spotlight in the context of global growth as a key region of opportunity for the telecoms industry. APTelecom will assist us in promoting our capabilities in the key markets of Asia and the United States."