Community

For all the internet’s benefits, its reach in many developing countries remains limited due to cost, scalability, power outages and educational barriers. To help alleviate this problem, ATC Nigeria using its communications infrastructure in an innovative way by building Digital Villages near its tower sites to bring broadband connectivity to communities we serve.

ATC Nigeria’s Digital Village comprises of a twenty (20) feet retrofitted container equipped with workstations, computers, internet connection, projector, scanner, photocopier and other ICT facilities that use the uninterrupted power supply and broadband link from our sites to provide local communities with free education and training in Information, Communications and Technology (ICT) to increase computer literacy and help create digitally empowered societies.

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The Stories Shaping Our World

ATC Nigeria in its effort to provide infrastructure that fosters innovation, has gone above and beyond to establish more than 60 Digital Villages (DVs) across 25 states in Nigeria. To ensure impact and sustainability we have, since 2017 partnered with organizations and governments who share our vision to ensure that Nigerians have access to acquire Digital Skills for free.

In the last 2 years, over 1,500 persons have benefited from the Digital Village (DV) program. Meet some of the stars.

Mavis Patrick, ATC Nigeria DV, Lakowe

Mavis Patrick enrolled in the Digital Village (DV) program after she graduated from secondary school. Within 2 months of learning at the DV in Lakowe, Lagos State, Nigeria, Mavis earned over 75 badges in the IBM-DNA learning paths being taught at the DV centers. Following her outstanding learning progress and performance, Mavis got a scholarship to study Cybersecurity at one of the leading universities in the USA by fall of 2020.

Rabiya Hamza, ATC Nigeria DV, Daura

Up north in Daura, Katsina State, Nigeria, many of the participants share one thing in common. A die-hard thirst for knowledge. And then there’s Rabiya Hamza. A physically challenged girl who has successfully earned more than 2 certifications from the Digital Village program.

Partner With Us

At ATC Nigeria the growth of members of our host community is important to us. We have had many wins and we have not done this alone. With the help of our highly dependable team members and partners like IBM, LSETF, Ondo State Ministry of Science and Technology and so many more, we have been able to impact over 1,500 lives. We would be happy to have you join us on this journey towards making Digital Literacy available and accessible to all. Send us an email at digitalvillageNG@americantower.com or call 09079179149 .

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At ATC Nigeria, we take customer service seriously. Our customers are encouraged to share their feedback, and we take action, with the goal of continually making it easier to work with us. We are committed to providing ongoing support to every customer, every step of the way.

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