MainOne launches its MDXi Data Centre in Ghana in its expansion plans

GHANAMainOne, a provides telecommunications services, has launched its MDXi Data Centre in Appolonia City, Accra, Ghana in its determination to expand its data centre operations across West African countries.

The MDXi Data Centre, a subsidiary of MainOne broadband connectivity company, is now live in Ghana, after it was fully established in Lekki, Lagos in 2015.

The launch,saw MainOne showcase the 100+rack facility to its invited guests. The guests took turns to tour the facility with an in-depth view of the advantages it presents to businesses.

The data center offers customers the opportunity to host infrastructure in a facility guaranteed to provide high levels of availability and rich connectivity with a global network of customers, partners and suppliers, therefore ensuring reliable delivery of services to businesses across multiple sectors.

The event saw guests from various sectors and industries, which was attended by government officials, dignitaries from the business community, the media and other distinguished guests.

“We are confident that this world-class data centre will positively impact business growth in Ghana.”

Mr. Africanus Mensah – Chairman, MainOne Ghana

The Director, PPBME, Ministry of Communication in Ghana, Mrs. Veronica Rita Sackey, who represented the country’s Minister of Communication at the launch, highlighted the fact that the strides taken by MainOne were laudable and ties into the Ghana government’s digitisation agenda.

Ghana has waited for a premium and world class facility with the capabilities of the data centre that we are launching at MDXi Appolonia City,” Chairman, MainOne Ghana, Mr. Africanus Mensah, said.

“We are confident that this world-class data centre will positively impact business growth in Ghana as it expands the frontiers of the digital revolution and transformation in our country, and I am immensely proud as a Ghanaian national to be a major part of this future enhancing benefits and development for our various business industries and ultimately our beloved country.”

In line with its parent company’s leadership in the telecoms sector, the new MDXi Data Centre offers open access connectivity options to all the leading telecom networks in Ghana and direct access to MainOne and other submarine cable systems.

It offers access to various Internet Exchanges including the GIX (Ghana), IXPN (Nigeria), LINX (London), DECIX (Frankfurt/Lisbon), and Cote d’Ivoire Internet Exchange (CIVIX), as well as the West Africa Internet Exchange (WAF-IX).

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