Some ISPs and Internet Backbone Connectivity Firms In West Africa – Tigo, Zipnet, BusyInternet, Ecoband And Galaxy

Galaxy Backbone Plc has the official mandate to build and operate a single nation-wide IT infrastructure platform to provide network services to all Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). Galaxy Backbone provide BroadBand Internet Service, Remote Office Connectivity, Data Centre and Hosted Services amongst others.  It is a public enterprise of the Federal Government incorporated in 2006 with the primary mandate of setting up and operating a unified Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure platform to help facilitate the digital inclusion of underserved areas and rural communities towards the realization of the MDG goals.

 

 

Ecoband provides Comprehensive, flexible cost effective satellite, microwave and fiber optic based solutions for Internet backbone connectivity and state of the art broadband wireless last-mile solutions for metropolitan, rural and residential networks.  Dynamic allocation of bandwidth enables the ISP to match its usage profile in every regional PoP with an adequate level of bandwidth. Connectivity directly to the regional PoP provides dramatic savings on the ISP’s domestic network.

 

Tigo provide telecommunications services in Ghana

 

Zipnet: As Broadband services in today’s world enables the communication industry to make convergence of various classes of service achievable, Zipnet brings to the market an up-to-date listing of services. These are:  Zipnet, Zipfon, Zipconnect and Zipvision

 

BusyInternet was founded in Ghana in 2001 with a unique mission to provide both commercial services as well as social and economic development. More importantly, Busy seeks to create a community of like-minded entrepreneurs where proximity breeds innovation and shared services.

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