MDXi-MainOne launches new data center in Ghana

GHANAMDXi, a MainOne company, has launched a new data centre in Appolonia City, Ghana, as continues to consolidate its position as the leader in data centers in West Africa.

In an environment where infrastructure is still lacking, the company has used its affiliation with the MainOne group, its presence in several countries and its access to all the major operators in the region to provide the best-connected content hubs in Africa from the west today.

Since entering the market in 2010 with the deployment of its 7,000 kilometer submarine cable from Portugal to Nigeria, the arrival of MainOne has driven the growth of broadband access in the region.

Having achieved a leading position as West Africa’s leading data carrier, the company’s investments in connectivity, cloud and data center infrastructure continue to grow with a presence in more than 10 countries, including Nigeria, Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, Togo, Benin, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Chad, Niger and Cameroon.

The company, through its data center subsidiary MDXi, a pioneer in the data center and cloud hosting market in West Africa, provides companies in the sub-region with data center services of World class Tier III certified in Nigeria, Ghana and Ivory Coast.

These infrastructure investments have led to the development of an interconnected ecosystem of Internet exchanges, content providers and network operators across the region.

In Ghana, the company already operates a network connected to all major operators, ISPs and the Ghana Internet Exchange (GIX) of which MainOne has been a member for over five years. The addition of the Appolonia facility in Ghana was the missing piece to the puzzle.

This new data center is already interconnected to the main regional operators in West Africa thanks to the MainOne network from the start via double fiber circuits on protected roads.

Francophone West Africa is not neglected since MainOne’s fully operational data center in Côte d’Ivoire is accelerating the construction of the interconnected ecosystem around MainOne, delivering wholesale capacities and data center services to institutions, mobile network operators, large companies in the country and neighboring countries, landlocked countries such as Burkina Faso.

The company is not going it alone as MainOne continues to partner with the world’s leading technology players to enrich West Africa’s tech ecosystem and as a leading player in the region, the company is also leading the conversation. in international forums on recent developments in the West African data center market.

According to the World Bank Group, less than a third of the population has access to broadband connectivity and it will take an investment of US$100 billion to achieve universal, affordable and good quality Internet access by 2030.

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