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Galaxy Backbone, Ericsson partner To Network Nigeria

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Posted: Sep 2, 2016 at 7:29 am   /   by   /   comments (0)
Galaxy Backbone, has announced a partnership with Ericsson to design and deploy ICT based solutions and services supporting the delivery of efficient public services in the country.
The partnership is in keeping with the Nigerian Government’s commitment to leverage ICT for job creation, improved security, economic diversification and social inclusion as well as efficiency in the delivery of quality public services.
Yusuf Kazaure, Chief Executive Officer, Galaxy Backbone says: “Galaxy is at the forefront in terms of the provision of the infrastructure and services that empower federal ministries, state departments and government agencies to achieve their mandates through better service delivery to the citizens they serve.”
Under the terms of this partnership spanning three years, Ericsson will serve as advisor, systems integrator and implementation partner for ICT based solutions and services covering the transport, utility and safety and security sectors of the economy, among others.
Johan Jemdahl, Managing Director, Ericsson Nigeria says: “A recent report by Ericsson and the Earth Institute at Columbia University on the impact of ICT on sustainable development, calls on governments to harness technology, investment and new types of partnerships to meet the Sustainable Development Goals.