Tizeti, a Nigerian internet service provider has unveiled its first 4G LTE network located in Port Harcourt, where it built its 4G capable tower and from where it will offer its network services (4G and ISP).
Tizeti, which uses solar-powered towers to deliver internet connectivity to its 1.1 million unique users; plans to take its model to more West African countries in 2020.
— Tizeti Network (@tizeti) November 7, 2019
CEO and co-founder Kendall Ananyi said: “We leverage inexpensive wireless capacity and the plummeting cost of solar panels to create a low capex and opex network of owned and operated towers.”
“We’re able to offer customers unlimited internet at 30 to 50% the cost of traditional mobile data plans,” he added.
Tizeti raised a $3 million Series A round in 2018 and has built a suite of internet-driven products to capture market share. In addition to ISP services, it launched a Skype-like personal and business enterprise communications service — WiFCall.ng— in April 2019.