VDT Collaborations To Facilitate Broadband Penetration To The Unreached

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VDT Collaborations To Facilitate Broadband Penetration To The Unreached

MD/CEO of VDT Communications, Biodun Omoniyi (middle), receiving the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System Certificate from Mr. Demiji Folami, the BSCIC ISO 9001 Certification auditor, while Mr. Tokunbo Talabi, a Director at VDT looks on

Customers of VTD Communications has been assured that the company’s efforts at collaborating with world-class companies are geared towards facilitating broadband penetration to the unreached population in Nigeria and to further widen its customer service relationship (CSR).

In a presentation during the company’s Customer Forum held in Lagos, VDT noted that it is breaking new grounds in service implementation with its transition to total Cloud technology.

The company listed its services to include Retail data service, ATM connectivity solution which gives light bandwidth for low users, Wifi Hotspot at customers designated areas, including banking halls, malls and campuses; and Cloud services.

The company, which has collaborated with the Universal Service Providence Fund (USPF) to open up and operate Cyber Café’s in four remote areas in the country to facilitate the broadband penetration to the unreached population, noted that it is driven by the accelerating rate of technology change and the need to expand its services and sales models.

The collaboration with USPF, which is part of the company’s CSR initiative, have seen it equip rural communities with Cyber Cafés that grand them access to high speed and reliable internet service; free browsing for the first month; wireless hotspot and highly experienced and efficient standby Support Staff.

VDT has also engaged young graduates on a Trainee Engineers Program. The skill development initiative is meant to equip young graduates with requisite hands-on experience that will set them out on their engineering practice.

According to the Managing Director of VDT, Engr. Abiodun Omoniyi: “We discovered that another major cause of unemployment among the Nigerian youths is lack of hands-on experience. For 5 years now, we have been offering young graduate engineers the opportunity to gain practical experience through our Modular Engineers Training Program. All members of the 4th batch who graduated last year were so fortunate to be offered employment by VDT. The 2017 batch has since been admitted.”

VDT has partnered with Oracle, IBM, SAP and Microsoft to introduce a plethora of services especially in the Cloud segment which brims with benefit that include Infrastructure savings; Security; Increased productivity; Collaboration; Document management and Data Storage and back-up.

The company had assured its customers that it is poised to harness these collaborations to improve and expand its services so as to bring improved scalability to its offerings.

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