Lonestar Cell MTN, Liberia’s Leader in converged telecommunications has welcomed the landing of the Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) submarine fiber optic cable in Liberia.
A Public-Private initiative of the Government of Liberia supported by licensed Operators in Liberia including Lonestar Cell MTN, the ACE cable landed in Liberia on Thursday, November 3 aboard a French Vessel ILE De Sein – the Alcatel Lucent.
Lonestar Cell MTN says that it is very pleased to be a part of this significant development of technology in Liberia and praised the vision of the government of Liberia through President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
According to Mr. Mazen Mroue, CEO of Lonestar Cell MTN, working together with the government of Liberia to achieve goals and targets deemed advantageous by the government for the people of Liberia will remain part and parcel of what Lonestar Cell MTN will continue to do in Liberia while at the same time seeking to improve the lives of the Liberian people.
“Within Lonestar Cell, a Member of the MTN Group, our commitment is to always provide all our Customers and Business entities a range of exciting products and services that would for them, make their Information Communication Technology(ICT) experience better, and joining with the Government of Liberia in this worthwhile endeavor makes such a reality”, says Mr. Mroue.
“Lonestar Cell MTN has a rich human capital base made up of young professionals, each bringing their expertise, enthusiasm and passion to the market, strengthening the level of services and technology offered. Our scope as one-stop converged communications provider is to make the landing of ACE cable very useful for Liberia market by enabling cost efficient business solutions and consolidate ICT requirements to benefit from economies of scales”.
When Lonestar Cell MTN entered the Liberian market, it made a commitment to provide to the public, innovative telecommunications services. The road however has not been without its challenges. But over time, Lonestar Cell MTN has not only continuously repeated that promise, but has also actively pursued initiatives that give meaning to that enduring promise.
Becoming a part of the Cable Consortium of Liberia and supporting the vision of the government of Liberia that would, in addition to other things, provide connectivity to public universities, hospitals and other institutions to promote e-initiatives for development pleases Lonestar Cell MTN.
Today in Liberia, Lonestar Cell MTN is the first GSM Company to bring Mobile Broadband Internet to residences and businesses throughiConnectServices. Our partnership with the Government of Liberia through the Cable Consortium of Liberia and our investment in the Fiber Optic project is indeed part of Lonestar Cell MTN’s broader commitment to Liberians.
By this, Lonestar Cell MTN is showing its commitment to two of the core values of the MTN Group that continues to drive the brand in its 21 operations in Africa and the Middle East – Innovation and Leadership.
Lonestar Cell MTN expresses appreciation to the Liberian Leadership and Government, the Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA) and the Cable Consortium of Liberia and all Liberians who continue to dream of a new and better Liberia.