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Let's connect. Let's partner together. Let's grow Africa for our children's future! 

"If you want to go fast go alone.

If you want to go far GROW together."

Our Story
Who We Are
Our Belief

GlobalConnect is a Pan-African digital wholesale and infrastructure services company founded in 2017, and an operating company in the MTN Group. GlobalConnect manages MTN's international and national major wholesale activities, in addition to offering reliable wholesale and infrastructure solutions for fixed connectivity and wholesale mobility solutions that include international mobile services, Voice, SMS, signalling, roaming and interconnect.


The MTN Group launched in 1994 is a leading emerging market operator with a clear vision to lead the delivery of a bold new digital world and is inspired by the belief that everyone deserves the benefits of a modern connected life. Embracing the Ambition 2025 strategy, MTN is anchored on building the largest and most valuable platform business, with a clear focus on Africa with a subscriber base of 280 million customers.

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MTN GlobalConnect is your leading Pan-African infrastructure services company and your doorway to the African continent in wholesale. We capitalise on the most significant backbone in Africa – MTN.Net. As the single-entry point to the largest network infrastructure in Africa, over 100,000 km of fibre is available of which 85,000 km is proprietary fibre.  


Our multicultural team consists of over 26 nationalities located across the globe. The team is highly skilled in forging local and global partnerships around the world.  


We sell and buy to/from other wholesale players.  We manage international assets, traffic for MTN operating companies as well as for third parties that we support with a valuable portfolio of services for growing their business and managing their operations. 


Our core belief at the MTN Group is that everyone deserves the benefits of a modern connected life. Our vision is to lead the delivery of a bold, new digital world to our customers. As a wholesale company, we are on a mission to ensure everyone is connected securely making the highways of telecommunication accessible and available across the whole region.  

About Us



“If you want to go fast go alone. If you want to go far grow together.”


Africa's future is bright. Home to the last 1+ billion to be connected. Africa’s digital future rests with its youth where the current median age is 20 years old.* African consumers & enterprises are joining the global and digital economy at an unprecedented rate. Now more than ever, in Africa, digital is native. Digital connectivity fosters growth. 


As Your Partner of Scale, We Offer You
Easy Access to Africa

Scale your business with a single-entry doorway into the most significant network infrastructure in Africa. We can take you where others don’t go

Single Point of Contact

Access to the 20 MTN operating companies across Africa with single contracts and SLA’s

Digital Connectivity Platforms

Access to multiple Y’elloConnect Digital Communication Platforms for Messaging, Voice, Signaling and Roaming

Evolving Business Model

We are building an open-access model FibreCo ​linking our submarine cable assets to new terrestrial fibre routes touching 7 countries and highlighted by 3 new routes connecting the East to the West Coast of Africa

We never stand still. We expand and we partner. Our Ambition 2025 is 135,000km of fibre and that is just the beginning  

Dynamic Footprint

Let's Partner



Our Address

Unit 30-35, Level 8,

Central Park Offices,
Dubai International Financial Centre,
Dubai, UAE

Our Phone No.

UAE +971 4 4237800


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