Fiam WiFi rolled out its services in Ajegunle, a suburb of Lagos Nigeria, after a three-month pilot. The objective of the company is to emphasize on high-density, low-income areas and rural communities to offer affordable and reliable connectivity for the mass market.
The Founder & CEO of Fiam Wifi, Akin Marinho specified that Fiam WiFi installs Wifi hotspots and has started with 25 hotspots in Ajegule with plans to install another 100 over the next six months. He further disclosed that, after its launch in Ajegunle and Ajeromi-Ifelodun local Government Area of Lagos State, the team is working on a roadmap for its rollout plans in phases.
According to Marinho, Amuwo Odofin, Alimosho and Apapa will be covered during the first phase. Surulere, Oshodi, and Isolo are billed for the second phase. Shomolu, Mushin, Kosofe, Ikeja, and Agege are scheduled for the third phase and Ifako Ijaye, Lagos Island, Badagry, Ikorodu, and Ojo will be added in the fourth phase of its 18-month rollout plan. Highlighting that access to affordable connectivity should be for everyone. The company has partnered with Dolphin Telecom and Vodacom who provide broadband speed bandwidth.
In addition, the company has collaborated with the local government to provide WiFi hotspots in every primary school in Ajegunle.