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Nigeria’s UBA joins Vodafone Global Enterprise

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Vodafone today announced Nigeria’s commercial bank United Bank for Africa (UBA) has become the first multinational Nigerian company to join its Global Enterprise which is simplifying the management of global communications for the world’s largest multinational companies.

Vodafone in a statement revealed there are presently more than 1,700 enterprises on the Vodafone Global Enterprise which it said is an industry-leading track record in delivering total communication services to the world’s largest multinational corporations.

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“These services are underpinned by our fully integrated fixed and mobile network, cloud-based hosting platforms, Machine to Machine capability and professional services. With hubs throughout Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Americas, Vodafone Global Enterprise has extensive experience of working with complex multinational needs,” the company said in a statement.

Speaking on the partnership, the Managing Director of Vodafone’s Nigerian operations, Guy Clarke, said it will provide UBA with a stable and scalable network which is critical for the bank’s growth and expansion plans.

Clarke said: “The partnership is expected to support the bank’s goals of becoming more agile and responsive to its customers.”

Phillips Oduoza, UBA’s Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer said: “We are proud to have entered into this partnership. It is a reflection of our commitment to build a world class seamless organization that is able to drive growth in the critical sectors of the African economy. Our customers are the ultimate beneficiaries as this will result in improved processes and efficiency in the handling of their transactions.”