Convergence Partners’ subsidiary inq. has acquired 100 percent stake in Vodacom Business Africa’s operations, media reports said. inq. will acquire Vodacom’s Business operations in Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire and Zambia. That said, there are plans to acquire operations in Cameroon which is pending regulatory approvals.
inq. Nigeria Managing Director, Valentine Chime, told the media, “Covid-19 has accelerated digital transformation and inq. is perfectly positioned to deliver intelligent connectivity through seamless delivery of cloud and digital services and technologies to our clients. We are about simpler, seamless solutions.”
Currently, the inq. team is operating in 12 African cities such as Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Kano, Gaborone, Lusaka, Ndola, Blantyre, Lilongwe, Mzuzu, Abidjan and Johannesburg.
Through inq., we can deliver intelligent connectivity through seamless delivery of cloud and digital services and digital technologies to our clients. As global thinking is going through a reset because of Covid-19, inq. is ready to provide business continuity to our global, continental, and local clients,” said Andile Ngcaba, chairman of Convergence Partners and executive chair of inq.
Covergence Partners seek to establish itself as a pan-African provider of cloud and digital services, media reports said. It offers a range of services in edge, artificial intelligence, network and cloud visualisation.