Tuesday, October 30, 2012

SkyVision Acquires Afinis Communications

SkyVision has acquired Afinis West Africa from Monaco Telecom SAM; a subsidiary of Cable & Wireless Communications Plc. Afinis is a leading provider of connectivity solutions in francophone Africa, specializing in direct sales to corporate market segments focusing on markets such as Energy, Mining, Finance as well as Telcos and International Institutions.

Afinis has local offices and licensing in Burkina Faso, Guinea and Senegal. Each of these entities will now be owned by SkyVision and will carry the SkyVision brand. Afinis will bring complementary and valuable capabilities to SkyVision, providing immediate benefits to its potential and existing customer base. Afinis’ strong presence in Africa’s French speaking countries is complementary to SkyVision’s market leading position in Nigeria, East, Central and Southern Africa. With the strong influence of Afinis’ local offices, licensing and support abilities, SkyVision will lead these and surrounding markets.