Nigeria: 9mobile, Gravitas Partner for Fibre Deployment Deal

12 August 2019

9mobile has signed an agreement with Gravitas, a property and infrastructure development company, to provide exclusive telecommunications services on Gracefield Island.

Gracefield Island will be a new integrated cosmopolitan smart city of 25,000 inhabitants initiated by Gravitas and built on purposely-reclaimed land within the fast-rising premium Lekki, Lagos shoreline.

9mobile is partnering Gravitas as the exclusive telecoms service provider on Gracefield Island for the provision of a fibre backbone infrastructure and internet that enables world-class communications across fixed voice and data services including Triple play and Dual play.

Speaking during the agreement signing ceremony and tour of the Island on Friday, July 19, Acting Managing Director of 9mobile, Stephane Beuvelet said, "Thank you for the trust and confidence in our brand. We are excited about this opportunity to deliver best-in-class services for such a project which is clearly positioned to raise the bar in terms of world class living for Lagosians and Nigerians in general.

"We will put in place a well-staffed 9mobile Experience Centre on the space you have provided for us on Gracefield Island to provide 24/7 sales and service support with backup from our Enterprise Support team," he stated.

Responding, Managing Director/CEO of Gravitas, Olufemi Babalola, expressed happiness at the partnership with 9mobile, and commended the telco for its unflinching commitment to quality of service, innovation and customer service.

He said the company carried out due diligence before deciding on the telecom firm as its preferred partner.

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