Port Harcout Agog As Spectranet Launches 4G LTE | Independent Newspapers Limited
Newsletter subscribe

News, Slider

Port Harcout Agog As Spectranet Launches 4G LTE

Posted: Jan 14, 2016 at 6:14 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)
Spectranet CEO, David Venn, raise the flag for bikers signalling the launch of the firm's 4G LTE services in Port Harcourt on Thursday

Spectranet CEO, David Venn, raise the flag for bikers signalling the launch of the firm’s 4G LTE services in Port Harcourt on Thursday

 

By Daniel Abia, P/Harcourt
 
The city Port Harcourt, Rivers state capital was agog on Thursday as Spectranet, an Internet service provider (ISP) in Nigeria, which is first to launch the Fourth Generation technology (4G LTE) internet service in the country on went live with its services in Port Harcourt, a high octane oil hub.
 
Spectranet was awarded a License from the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2009 to promote Internet services in Nigeria. Headquartered in Lagos with Management Consultancy and Technical Collaboration with the Infrastructure Development Company Group based in Singapore, Spectranet aims to be a leader in the Internet Services space in Nigeria.
According to David Venn, the managing director of the company, their principle is to connect users to what matters most to them; adding that “We strive tirelessly to achieve this objective by giving an Internet experience that’s better than industry standard.”

Venn, who spoke at the launch of Spectranet 4G LTE Port in Harcourt, said, the company has a vision to be Nigeria’s most respected internet and broadband service company; and is committed to continue delivering on its promises to subscribers “by providing a better, faster, more reliable Internet broadband at unparalleled value for money.”
 
“Our mission is to be Nigeria’s premier Internet service provider most admired for its customer experience, professionalism, reliability, flexibility, responsiveness, innovative products and services, and exemplary corporate citizenship,” he noted.
 
Venn said, as the market leader, Spectranet was committed to giving its esteemed customers a world class internet experience.
 
“Our commitment is evidenced by the high standards of our work processes and the high quality of services we deliver to our esteemed customers.  As we continue to deliver our unique services across the country, we continue to empower Nigerian families to connect to their world. Our esteemed customers will continue to enjoy smart connectivity, affordable high speed internet service, 24/7 access, and paying light to download heavy,” he said.
 
Also speaking, Patrick Dele-Cole, chairman of Africa-practice West Africa and former Nigerian ambassador to Brazil (1987 – 1990), who was the special guest, said there was a correlation between internet connectivity and economic growth; adding that the coming of Spectranet to Port Harcourt was a welcome development, as it would positively impact of Rivers’ economy.
 
Dele-Cole said fast-speed internet service would enable Rivers businesses and families to connect with the rest of the world, and thereby, come to speed with current global trends.
 
He commended the Spectranet team, who have since began operations in Abuja, Lagos and Ibadan; stating that with fast-speed internet service from Spectranet, Rivers State would, in the next two to three years, witness a two-digit or three-digit GDP growth.
 
However, the managing director, Venn listed numerous data plans by Spectranet such as – Easy Lifestyle Connect; Family Connect, Smart Connect – to connect to your world.”
 
He said Spectranet provides fast, reliable and affordable broadband Internet services to homes and businesses; adding that service is currently available across Lagos, Abuja and Ibadan.
 
He informed that other states and cities will be added as our 4G LTE network rollout across Nigeria.