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Airtel boosts SMEs development with new web services

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As part of efforts to empower Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to become more productive and profitable, India’s Airtel Nigeria has introduced Airtel Web Services, a robust enterprise solution that offers a bouquet of services ranging from web hosting to document management.

According to Airtel, the new solution is designed to provide a means for small and medium sized businesses in Nigeria to enjoy quality Information Technology (IT) services without the cost burden of procuring, installing and maintaining IT hardware and software. Also, with the Airtel Web services, setting up basic, yet essential IT services like emails, web hosting, document management and storage, can be achieved with zero initial capital expenditure and minimal monthly expenses.

Commenting on the new service, Segun Ogunsanya, CEO, Airtel Nigeria, reaffirmed the company’s commitment to the empowerment and development of SMEs in the country.

“This new offering is a demonstration of Airtel’s robust commitment and support to aid the growth and development of emerging businesses in Nigeria. In this era of globalisation, many small businesses today require strong IT and telecommunications support so as to be able to render effective services to their clients. At Airtel Nigeria, we are more than committed to provide this support always,” he said.

According to Ogunsanya, the adoption of the innovative and affordable Airtel Web Services will empower small and medium organisation to operate with business professionalism and also reach larger target market without huge capital investment in IT facilities. It will also allow them focus on their core businesses. As an innovative telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has continued to roll out series of telecommunications solutions designed to enhance the growth of SMEs in Nigeria.

The Telco Company recently hosted captains of various industries, professionals and owners of small businesses at a well-attended Business Forum in Abuja. The event provided interactive sessions, ideas and business solutions to emerging businesses in Nigeria.

Ben Uzor