The two companies have explored joint sub-Sahara Africa business opportunities for the past 18 months and identified many areas of collaboration
NEC Europe, a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, has invested in XON, the sub-Sahara African ICT group, and the two organisations will have an integrated market approach that will combine their local expertise in the region to provide greater sales coverage in the sub-Sahara African market and accelerate regional growth for both companies in the telecoms, government, enterprise and energy sectors.
The two companies have explored joint sub-Sahara Africa business opportunities for the past 18 months and identified many areas of collaboration.
Naoki Iizuka, president and CEO, NEC Europe, says: “NEC has been operating in Africa for over 50 years through its representative offices and partners. Moreover, we enhanced our operation by setting up NEC Africa in 2011.
This has enabled us to win many major contracts with government bodies, mobile and fixed operators and blue chip enterprises. With this strategic investment in XON, we’ll be able to meet pent up demand for NEC’s solutions by massively expanding our sub-Sahara African business consulting, …read more