Maxwell Dodd, Director of Airtel Business, Airtel Ghana

Airtel Ghana, multiple award  winning company and winner of the Telecom Brand of the year is   setting the new standard for Enterprise business solutions with the  launch of its business oriented sub brand, Airtel Business at an exquisite launch event held at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra.

The event was well attended by customers of Airtel business, government stakeholders, business executives and entrepreneurs. After the official unveiling ceremony, guests were taken through the array of business products, services and solutions that Airtel Business provides.

The Airtel Business sub brand provides custom-made end-to-end business and enterprise solutions with cutting-edge technology that delivers great value propositions for all forms of businesses on the pillars of reliability, value driven and quality. Airtel Business  brings unprecedented innovation and simplification to customers,  with a completely reimagined business suite that has varied but unique enterprise business solutions to provide maximum choice to customers.

Airtel Ghana is capitalizing on its exceptional network capacity as well as its excellent reputation as the network of choice in Ghana to offer telecommunication solutions that will cater for all kinds of enterprise needs to boost the local business industry.

As part of the outdooring event, Airtel Business also launched their partnership with Thuraya to provide their satellite solutions in Ghana. Thuraya is a leading mobile satellite phone provider based in the United Arab Emirates. It provides mobile coverage to 160 countries in Europe, the Middle East, North, Central and East Africa, Asia and Australia. It also offers GSM roaming services over land-based mobile GSM networks. Its products include the recently launched XT-PRO, the world’s most advanced satellite phone; and the revolutionary SatSleeve, the smartest, fastest and simplest way to transform your phone into a satellite smartphone.

Maxwell Dodd, Director of Airtel Business commenting on the launch had this to say about their services, “We are proud to be the only Enterprise business solution in Ghana that offers a bouquet of services categorized under communication, connectivity and collaborative solutions. We are also proud to be the first in our market to provide dedicated enterprise solutions to homes. This is what we call, the ‘Home Business Solutions’. This is targeted at gated communities, residential clusters and apartments; universities residences and high rise buildings. We also have an extensive array of solutions for businesses and have recently partnered with Thuraya to provide Thuraya’s mobile satellite products and services across 17 countries in Africa. He went on to say that, “This partnership demonstrates Airtel’s commitment to lead the market by providing cutting edge, technology-driven solutions for the benefit of its enterprise and high value customers”.

Bilal Hamoui, Chief Commercial Officer at Thuraya, said: “We are thrilled to be partnering with Airtel Ghana. Our agreement will make it possible for people to stay connected at all times. Our voice communications and broadband services are reliable and robust, and they connect even the most remote and inaccessible places.”

“Thuraya is strategically positioned to support customer-orientated mobile operators such as Airtel Ghana, who are helping to extend the reach of our portfolio of satellite-based solutions.”

Lucy Quist, Managing Director of Airtel Ghana stated that, “Today Airtel Business is redefining the concept of enterprise business solutions in Africa by uniting software and people to build businesses that run real-time. We are at a moment when businesses need to enter new markets and engage with their consumers in any channel, there’s now an innovation platform designed to drive their growth through a suite of enterprise solutions. The Airtel brand believes that the real value of technology is in its ability to solve real business problems. This is what we know best and we are committed to providing the expertise and creative solutions to help businesses grow. This is what Airtel Business seeks to achieve.”

Airtel Business, though new in the game has already made headway and proved itself a competitive business solutions provider on the market. Airtel Business was recently recognized at the Ghana Telecom Awards when it received the Innovative Enterprise Product of the Year award for introducing a mobile product driven by Airtel’s One Network service that allows users to receive the first 100 minutes of incoming calls for free whiles roaming in 17 African countries and Asia and making roaming calls at local rates. Its Home Business solutions, first of its kind, seeks to deliver fixed and mobile voice telephony as well as high speed internet solutions to individuals, families and businesses living or working in Gated Communities, Apartments, Residential Clusters, High Rise Buildings or Office Complex all across Ghana.