Mauritius based company, inq, formerly known as Synergy Communications, has expanded its horizon into Nigeria by acquiring Vodacom business in the country and two other African nations.
The company mentioned during a press briefing, that Zambia and Cote D’Ivoire as the two other countries it had acquired Vodacom businesses on the continent, adding that plans are also on to take over the Vodacom business in Cameroon.
The company hinted that this landmark transaction grew its regional footprint as a leading enterprise solutions provider to 12 cities in seven countries across Africa, including its existing operations in Botswana, Malawi and South Africa with an additional investment in Mozambique. The company currently operates in 12 African cities; Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Kano, Gaborone, Lusaka, Ndola, Blantyre, Lilongwe, Mzuzu, Abidjan and Johannesburg.
The statement added that the inq. team prides itself on global best practice methodologies customised to local customs in each of the 16 cities, covering different sectors including banking, oil and gas, FMCG, mining, health, real estate, IT, public sector and logistics.
Valentine Chime, Managing Director, inq. Nigeria, commenting on the development, said that “Covid-19 has accelerated digital transformation, and inq. is perfectly positioned to deliver intelligent connectivity through seamless delivery of cloud and digital services and technologies to our clients. We are about simpler, seamless solutions.”
Domiciled in Mauritius, inq. Holdings Limited is a subsidiary of the Convergence Partners Communications Infrastructure Fund, a fund dedicated solely to communications infrastructure and related services and technologies across sub-Saharan Africa.