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Funke Opeke,CEO,MainOne

From Cyberschuulnews and industry news (ATCONnews) this week, Main One Cable, Nigeria’s leading submarine cable earlier in the week launched a Global Video Connect, a product that will enable the distribution of live video content worldwide as well as enhance international media reach into key emerging regions.

MainOne in partnership with Tata Communications connects customers to an expansive local fibre network, creating a dedicated video network connecting to key broadcasters as well as production and post-production houses in Africa enabling them broadcast live television programs and to also store media content for subsequent access.

Ms Funke Opeke, CEO of MainOne in an overview said the company had reduced bandwidth costs by 80%, and was on its way to achieving the same through Global Video Connect.

In a related development the company is also creating opportunities for graduate trainees in its sales division. According to the company, its strategic growth projections has necessitated the creation job openings for young, bright and highly-motivated graduates ready to pursue a career in the company’s Sales Trainee Programme.

To qualify, candidate is expected to possess excellent oral and written communication skills; articulate and good reasoning ability; eagerness to learn and think out-of-the-box in addition to very good interpersonal skills.

Candidates must also be holders of first degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower in any field especially Technology. They must attain relevant IT certifications. Possession of MBA will be an added advantage and candidate must not have more than 3years post-NYSC experience. The press statement issued by the company also states that previous sales experience is not necessary.

Interestingly,Ms Funke Opeke will be speaking at EduNet Conferenceon 31st July.

Kenneth Omeruo
Omeruo Ndukaku Kenneth is an Innovation Management expert,the CEO of Emerging Media,a new media company.He is a member of ISPIM - International Society for Professional Innovation Management and the US-Africa chamber of Commerce.He is the Founder of TechTrends Nigeria Blog,Nigeria Innovation Summit and the African Innovation Academy.Kenneth is a highly sought-after Internet Marketing Consultant who has through his seminars, articles, training and consulting, helped many organizations, Individuals, Businesses maximize the Internet for business purposes.Kenneth has also being featured as a guest on the TV show TODAY ON STV Nigeria and on Bloomberg Africa TV.He is the author of the best –selling Internet Book: How To Create Unlimited Internet Wealth. He is a syndicated columnist with the following Newspapers in Nigeria: Daily Independent, Financial Standard, PUNCH, BusinessDay, and Sun.Kenneth organises the EduNet Conference for Universities in Nigeria. Kenneth is a member of Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria( ISPON ) Roundtable For Capacity Development in Nigeria,member pre-selection committee for Nigeria at the UN World Summit Awards,a Panelist for Youth Enterprise With Innovation in Nigeria(YouWIN)-a Federal government initiative created by the ministry of finance,supported by ministries of Communications Technology,Youth Development,Worldbank and DFID. A 2013 Judge at the Google Cloud Developers Challenge for Sub Saharan Africa.He has been a contributing editor of Nigeria Communications Week,Africa Telecom and IT Business Magazine,ICT Today magazine,M2 magazine.Kenneth has been invited to the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation Forum, Oracle Open World Conference USA, Oracle Cloud World Dubai, and GITEX Dubai. He now lives in New York with his family and presently working on an Open Innovation project for Nigeria. You can contact Kenneth through email: (kenneth (at)techtrendsng.com) Facebook:www.facebook.com/Kenneth.omeruo On Twitter:www.twitter.com/kennethomeruo Skpe:Kenneth.Omeruo

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