Press Release

MTN Nigeria, part of the largest mobile operator in Africa, MTN Group, announced the adoption of LigaData’s Time Machine product. Data protection, multi-million-dollar savings, and reduced carbon footprint are some of the many reasons the mobile operator made the selection.

LigaData Time Machine is a data management product that reduces the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and improves the resiliency of business operations. Time Machine provides a high performance, low-cost data protection solution that greatly enhances reliability for Mobile Network Operators.

“Data is a critical part of MTN Nigeria’s Digital Transformation mission,” said Shoyinka Shodunke, Chief Information Officer at MTN Nigeria. “With our latest Payment Service Banking license as well as our goal of delivering superior products to our subscribers, our data system and partnership with LigaData has been pivotal in harnessing our data assets and delivering the fastest time to value. All these efforts are continuing to result in enhanced day-to-day experiences for our customers.”

LigaData’s strategic data partnership with MTN Nigeria was established in 2018. The partnership has already seen great advancement in leveraging new technologies to support real-time decision-making, store new data types, and provide AI capabilities at scale.

Krishna Uppala, Chief Technology Officer at LigaData, stated: “MTN Nigeria is driving the introduction of cutting-edge innovative digital services to its customers. We’re thrilled our products and services are enabling MTN Nigeria to leverage data management and analytics even further as they enhance their existing infrastructure.”

LigaData’s data analytics products are currently deployed across sixteen MTN operating companies enabling data-driven digital innovation, optimizing network resources and enhancing customer experience.