inq.Digital wins 2021 Beacon of ICT awards for smart solutions and enterprise broadband services

The awards reaffirms the company’s value proposition of re-imagining a better future through digital solutions.

inq.Digital, a leading cloud and Digital Service provider has been adjudged Emerging Smart Solutions Enabler Company of the Year and Enterprise Broadband Services Provider of the Year at the 12th edition of Beacon of ICT (BoICT) Awards, widely considered as the most reputable annual event in Nigeria’s ICT industry.

The theme for the 2021 edition was: “5G — Exploring New Frontiers for Superior Service Delivery”, leaning heavily on the buzz around 5G, which if harnessed to its fullest potential, will feed the accelerated rise of the Internet of Things, enabling a smarter and more connected world, according to the organisers.

Ken Nwogbo, Publisher of Nigeria Communications Week, organizers of Beacon of ICT awards while presenting the awards said that “the award is a testament to the talents, innovations, contributions and commitments to the growth of the ICT industry which shows that industry stakeholders and members of the public appreciates the values of inq. Digital’s hard work, sincerity and dedication towards the development of the ICT industry.”

L-R Chief Technology Officer (Acting), inq. Digital Nigeria, Olumide Idowu, Head Customer Success, and Experience (Acting), inq. Digital Nigeria, Adedayo Fadayomi, Founder/ Editor-in-Chief, Nigeria Communications Week, Ken Nwogbo, Lagos Zonal Controller, Nigeria Communications Commission, Nkechi Obiekwe, and Chief Finance officer (Acting), inq. Digital Nigeria, Ngozi Akamelu at the 2021 Beacon of ICT Awards Ceremony.

Speaking on the recognition, inq.Digital’s Managing Director, Valentine Chime stated that:

“We’re honoured and inspired by the awards to sustain our commitment towards the growth of Nigeria’s ICT industry. These honours point to the fact that we are connecting with the public and the industry with our value proposition of re-imaging a better future through digital solutions.”

He further stated that the company has “designed innovative products to address significant issues confronting businesses globally and locally, such as Edge-AI Video Analytics, SDN/NFV solutions and cloud solutions.”

“For example, our Edge-AI Video Analytics enables video surveillance system transition to higher level through the use of AI-enabled software that automatically reviews videos in real-time.

L-R Marketing Specialist, inq.Digital Nigeria, Adedamola Ojomo, Chief Finance officer (Acting), inq. Digital Nigeria , Ngozi Akamelu, Chief Technology Officer (Acting), inq. Digital Nigeria, Olumide Idowu, Head Customer Success and Experience (Acting), inq. Digital Nigeria, Adedayo Fadayomi, and Marketing Manager, inq.Digital Nigeria, Martina Ogbebor, at the 2021 Beacon of ICT Awards Ceremony.

“The benefits of inq. Digital’s Edge-AI Videos Analytics are automated processing of data using software, real-time event monitoring & alerts, actionable insights to help in decision making, proactive response to business issues, and elimination of working hours wasted when reviewing surveillance recordings.

“Our vision is to provide innovative, business-relevant and future pertinent solutions in Digital and Cloud-Based Solutions and Intelligent Connectivity,” he concluded.

Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Danbatta represented by Muhammed Rudman, Chief Executive Officer Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria commended inq.Digital and encouraged the company to continue providing leadership in its service offerings.

He said that 5G is the right way for serious-minded technology-driven countries and Nigeria is committed to leading the way as we are already working with countries, institutions and organisations that are ahead of us.

ink.Digital, which operates in Nigeria, Botswana, Zambia, Cameron, Cote d’Ivoire and Malawi, delivers cutting edge solutions across five major service categories including Edge AI Solutions, SDN/NFV Solutions, Cloud-Based Solutions, Digital Solutions, and Intelligent Connectivity.



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