United Bank for Africa (UBA) reveals partnership deal with ICT giant Vodacom Nigeria to provide Broadband communication service for the financial Institution Nationwide.
The United Bank for Africa (UBA) has revealed that they have sealed a partnership deal with ICT giants Vodacom in Nigeria. As part of the partnership, Vodacom will provide data and broadband communication services for the UBA. This is all in an effort to improve services to UBA’s customers worldwide.
According to ThisDayLive, Vodacom will be in charge of UBA’s network and thus will be required to seamlessly interconnect the UBA’s Bank offices, ATMs as well as spread other financial services in the Group. By the margin of the scope and scale of the relationship, UBA is now officially a Vodafone Global Enterprise Customer, becoming the first financial institution from Nigerian to be on the highly priced list of companies such as Apple, Microsoft and General Electric (GE).
“Having UBA as a global enterprise customer shows the growth of African companies and the progress in taking their place in the global marketplace. UBA continues to demonstrate the ability to leverage its capabilities and IT infrastructure to exponentially grow its business across Africa,” Managing Director, Vodacom Business, Nigeria, Guy Clarke said while commending UBA for its role in the continents’ financial landscape.
He further stated that “UBA will have a dedicated team comprising enterprise specialists, they will provide effective business communication solution with the required service levels which will make her able to have one view of its communications and information, differentiates her from her peers, thus take up its abilities to offer best financial services to their teeming accountholders.”
In his response to this, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Group Managing Director of UBA, MR. Phillips Oduoza said: “ICT is an important part of our operations and since we are driven by the requirement to achieve cost efficient, operational scale and improved customer services with global standard. We appreciate Vodacom and are looking to take this partnership to the highest level.”