Convergence Acquires Vodacom Africa’s Operations In Nigeria

SAN FRANCISCO, September 23, (THEWILL) – Convergence Partners’ subsidiary, inq. (formerly Synergy Communications) has acquired Vodacom Business Africa’s operations in Nigeria.

The company, with the move, extended its reach via the 100 per cent acquisition of Vodacom Business Africa’s operations in Nigeria, Zambia and Cote d’Ivoire with a further planned acquisition in Cameroon pending regulatory approvals.

According to a statement by the company, the transaction grows inq.’s regional footprint as a leading enterprise solutions provider to 12 cities in seven countries across Africa including its existing operations in Botswana, Malawi and South Africa with additional investment in Mozambique.

The statement quoted the Managing Director, inq. Nigeria, Valentine Chime, as saying, “Covid-19 has accelerated digital transformation, and inq. is perfectly positioned to deliver intelligent connectivity through seamless delivery of cloud and digital services and technologies to our clients. We are about simpler, seamless solutions.”

Under the inq. banner, the company will embark on the next phase of building a unified Pan-African cloud and digital service provider, bringing to market a very relevant suite of next-generation technology solutions in the fields of Edge AI, SD-WAN/NFV and Cloud.”