Faster Network on the way as Telecommunications Companies explore working relationship with OOU

A team of the sales representative from two Giant Telecommunications Companies, Globacom and MTN courtesy visits to the University Management on Thursday, 13th September, 2018 and on Monday 24th September, 2018 at the Vice-Chancellor’s Office, Main campus, Ago-Iwoye.
The companies were on campus to showcase their products and the different services that they could offer staff and students as well as partner with the management of the Institution in the provision of excellent services to the community.

While welcoming the sales representatives of the two companies to his office, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ganiyu Olatunji Olatunde appreciated their presence and expressed his delight in the quality of presentation that were made by them. He informed the teams that the visit could not have been made at a more auspicious time than the chosen by the companies because the University goals of improving on its provision of internet services to the community and enhancing its visibility on the web. He expressed his believe that the companies track records in the provision of good services in the country has placed them in better stead to partner with the University, particularly as the University had taken established a WEBOMETRIC Unit to enhance its visibility on the web with the intention of increasing its ranking.

Contributing to the discuss on the deployment of ICT facilities in the University, the Co-ordinator of ICT Unit of the University, Mr. Ayodimeji Oshinibosi informed the gathering that the University is in the process of expanding its bandwidth based on the approval granted to the University management by the Council of the University. With the bandwidth of STM-1/155 Mbps being acquired by the University, he explained that the internet services will be more available to staff and students, with effective deployment to other campuses of the University. He stressed that with the acquisition of the STM-1, it will further propel the University to achieve its set objectives.

The range of services which the communications companies offered the University include post-paid data services, public call offices, free access programmes, Rural Technology, Business Flexi, Closed User Group services,  Maximum Talk plan, leased circuit and MPLS.
Products variants, such as e-learning solution, video conferencing, Tele-messaging and corporate ringback tone can also be deployed based on needs.
The sales representations, thereafter, thanked the Vice-Chancellor and the Management team for the opportunity to showcase their business services.
The Vice-Chancellor, while thanking the sales representative team, said that their services would be required by the University in view of the significance of these to the University’s needs and development.