April, 2017 – Lagos, Nigeria – Vodacom Business Nigeria has added more awards to its list of accolades, winning The Internet of Things (IoT) Focused Company and Enterprise Solutions Provider of the Year Awards at the 2017 Beacon of ICT (BoICT) Awards. The BoICT awards aim to recognise outstanding contributions to the growth of ICT in Nigeria.
While receiving the awards at the Beacon of ICT Award Ceremony, which was held in Lagos last week, Vodacom Business Nigeria’s Managing Director Mr. Lanre Kolade said “We are proud of our achievements over the years and are grateful to all our customers who have come to realise the benefits of using our solutions. These awards recognise the leadership position we have established in delivering enterprise-grade total communications solutions in the industry. We will continue to take the lead in leveraging technology to drive businesses growth which will in turn accelerate economic development in Nigeria”.
The 2017 BoICT Awards saw over 1,952 739 Nigeria CommunicationsWeek readers vote in different categories, with Vodacom Business Nigeria emerging as the clear winner of the Internet of Things Focused Company, a new category introduced this year. In addition, Vodacom took home the Enterprise Solutions Provider of the Year Award, a title the company held in 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017.
The award follows the successful partnership recently established between Vodacom and Kaduna State Government to launch an ICT for development initiative. The project supports mass service delivery in healthcare and education in Kaduna State through the deployment of mobile-based solutions to promote greater efficiency in each sector.