ABUJA, Nigeria, March 22, 2022/ — Africa’s leading independent aerial fibre optic network infrastructure and telecommunications services provider, Phase3 Telecom has announced that it is adopting an innovative, technology-driven, digitized, and multilayer approach for security operation network capacity expansion.
The move, which will be completed in timed phases, provides secure infrastructure that fortifies its own and other networks against advanced and malicious cybernetic breaches.
This upgrade will also provide support in areas that require cyber resilience in Nigeria’s telecommunications sector and a proactive infrastructure network security due diligence to help businesses scale efficiently and stay less vulnerable to sensitive data exposure that can erode public trust and confidence.
In a statement, the company’s executive chairman, Mr. Stanley Jegede, stated – “Phase3 understands the existential threats posed by cyberspace attacks in a new digital era and in a world where business networks are more interconnected than ever before.
And, we are determined to be the team at the forefront of protecting their own network and proffering solutions that help other businesses, organizations, and institutions secure and control access to their critical networks”.
Hence, Phase3 will continue to prioritize risk management and investment in multiple network protection against critical infrastructure threats with other targeted services.
Mr. Jegede added that in the second half of 2022, the telecoms and technology sectors would witness strengthening and extension of Phase3 legacy services towards digitization and intelligence-based operational technology. All in ways that grant Phase3 amplified visibility of its critical infrastructure and prepares its network for eliminating potential exposure in real-time.
Mr. Jegede also urged all stakeholders to take seriously, foster innovation, and increase collaborations on engendering industrial level security, threat detection, mitigation, and susceptibility management, in the telecommunications and technology sectors, for greater economic growth trajectory and sustainability.
About Phase3 Telecom:
Phase3 Telecom is a leading independent fibre optic infrastructure with Points-of-Presence (POPs), colocation, and NOCs in Nigeria. Issued a National Long Distance Operator (NLDO) licence in 2003 by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), and with a vibrant as well as a dedicated team of experienced professionals, we are the network of choice for high-performance, data-intensive and low latency connectivity that span dedicated internet access, MPLS VPN, metro ethernet, wide area network solutions e.t.c.
We currently operate across the ECOWAS region and international markets through strategic partnerships that allow us to connect our clients across 400 cities worldwide. And ours is an extensive and secure network with end-to-end capabilities that service providers and businesses can rely on to the scale, manage costs and assure efficiency.
As our network continues to evolve into other layered service streams, including cloud-based and network security solutions – our invaluable clients will continue to remain the core of every investment that we make; innovation that we create; and technology that we adopt during the 4th industrial revolution to position us as the network of the future.