June 16, 2009

Multilinks commissions 400th sites on Helios Towers sites

The nation’s foremost infra structure sharing and managed services provider, Helios Towers Nigeria and the pioneer CDMA  operator have  increased the tempo of co-location services in Nigeria  with the attainment of  400  HTN  co-location sites milestone by   multi-links last week.

Multi_links Telkom has been at the forefront of telecoms revolution in Nigeria in the past few years being the first PTO   licensed in 1996. The company was awarded Unified license in 2006 for provision of full range of telecommunications services over a broad range of technologies. It offers an exciting bouquet of superior telecom services that encompasses the very best of voice, high speed data, internet and other innovative value added services to both individual and corporate subscribers.

Multilink Telkom had embarked on massive expansion of mobile telephone services to previously underserved areas which created a more favorable environment for businesses to operate, thereby creating jobs and contributing to poverty reduction using Helios Towers’ fully managed independent sites nationwide in a co_location arrangement.

The company had at the end of  May, 2009 activated 400 towers sites on Helios Towers Network, they have consistently believed in infrastructure sharing as the best option for speedy network roll_out, speed to market, reduced opex and Zero Capex.  It has remained one of the most stable telecom operators in Nigeria with aggressive roll_out plan.