Avanti has invested over $800 million in Africa and already has a growing footprint across the continent
Avanti Communications has opened a new flagship office in Ikoyi, Lagos. The Heritage Place office is Nigerias first environmentally certified commercial building, situated in a world-class development in Ikoyi.
Avanti has ambitions to accelerate growth across the region through local partnerships and the rollout of connectivity solutions, with the mission for Africa to become its majority revenue source within the next two to three years.
Speaking about the expansion, Libby Barr, COO at Avanti, said: “This is a big moment for us at Avanti and something we have been looking forward to for some time. Africa is a major focus for us and this new office will help us continue to develop relationships on ground and connect even more communities. We currently have 20 employees in Nigeria and foresee that number growing rapidly as we continue to roll out connectivity at pace in the region. We are delighted to be neighbours with some of Nigerias finest businesses and see this new office as a huge opportunity to realise the full potential of all Nigeria has to offer.”
Avanti has invested over $800m in Africa and already has a growing footprint across the continent. More than a fifth of the companys employees are based in offices in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa.
To date, Avanti has connected more than 1,000 villages and schools across Africa, providing services in Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Senegal, Ghana, Angola, Côte divoire, Cameroon and South Sudan. The company has plans to connect a further 10,000 sites over the next five years across Africa impacting millions of lives and enabling communities to enjoy a connected life.