“Data is life” a popular cliché that emphasizes on the importance of data in a world that is Internet driven, Nigeria inclusive. Having this in view, VDT Communications Ltd, an indigenous Internet service provider(ISP) is set to change how Nigerians use, consume and pay for broadband and data with the new 4G LTE service that is about to be unveiled. A move that the industry watchers and stakeholders have said would change how Nigerians use the Internet and also deepen the broadband penetration in line with the federal government of Nigeria’s broadband map.
Themed ”…Iive the life” which the organization is leveraging to drive home the unique lifestyle changing attributes and benefits of its service to the retail market and private individuals. The new 4G Lite is the closest to the 5G and the VDT Lte is set to bridge the digital divide and in line with the broadband road map of the country.
Speaking on the media at the pre- launch conference, Biodun Omoniyi , the Managing Director of VDT Communications Limited said , “We at the VDT are always at the forefront of launching premium quality services to corporate clients , we are using this launch also to reach out to the individuals and homes. VDT communications is leveraging on experience we have had over the years to offer premium broadband services to Nigerian homes. This simply means that VDT is offering a top notch service. Though, the 5G is just coming out but what VDT is offering is an advanced 4G services which is the closest to the 5G.”
Over the years, VDT had been known for the provision of premium quality services to enterprise customers especially the corporate sector but with this launch in July, individuals and SMEs can enjoy seamless Internet that would power their businesses and make their lifestyle easier. The retail broadband service space would witness the same premium quality service for homes and individual subscribers in Nigeria.
The opportunity to actualize this dream came with the successful acquisition of a broad channel 2.3GHz Spectrum from the Federal Government through Bitflux Communications Limited; a consortium which VDT is the principal partner. VDT Lte is leveraging on the Bitflux network it painstakingly and deliberately built from the scratch to provide premium quality 46 broadband experiences in the country.
Despite the existence of other players in the market, the decision to launch VDT 4G Lte service is owing to the gaps existing in the market due to poor quality networks, customer service and support service inherent in the market. The company is poised to bring down and crash the price of Internet in the country to as low as N3,500 (Three thousand five hundred ) with over 30 Gig as freebies.
Our ultimate goal is to offer members of the public an exceptional broadband experience every time they use our network. Thus, enhancing all aspects of their lives qualitatively and quantitatively; helping them to achieve more and truly live the life they are meant to”, Biodun Ominiyi added.
With product ranges from home CPE to mobile mifi devices at highly attractive rates. The company has offered to Nigerians the most attractive free night browsing which is 8pm to 7am plan which is unheard of in the industry. With free power bank,depending on the home CPE purchased to support seamless surfing, VDT Communications can be said to take the retail market by storm!. With data plans in highly affordable rates; as low as N3,500 and unlimited Internet data plan at low prices.
With the official service launch is scheduled to take place early next month in Lagos. With the huge acceptance and patronage we received during the pre-launch test period with about 80% network coverage of Lagos State, VDT Lte would expand strategically to cover the entire Lagos State, and other leading cities in the key economic zones of Nigeria and the rest of the country in phases.
“With the overwhelming patronage received even during the pre-launch, data consumers in Nigeria have demonstrated without doubt, their preference for high quality network and good customer support services. These attributes will take us to a higher pedestal now that the brand is officially launched, to give data consumers in Nigeria that premium browsing experience they have always craved for”, David Ese , the Marketing Communications Manager of VDT Communications Limited .
VDT is a licensed Private Network service provider specializing in the provision of Enterprise Wide Area Network (WAN) and Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) link connectivity using Fiber Optic and Wireless Communication infrastructure and access networks.
By Anthony Nwosu