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Africa (Sub-Saharan)

NEC Africa Pty Ltd.

In South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe

NEC Africa is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Europe. NEC Africa acts as the sub regional headquarters for all the sub-Sahara Africa branches and activities. We currently have offices in Johannesburg, Nigeria and Kenya, servicing and covering the Sub Sahara, East and West African space.

We are the African arm of NEC Corporation, a provider of intelligent IT solutions designed to enhance business processes and empower technology customers within the public and private sectors. NEC Africa engages directly with medium and large enterprises on a national and multinational basis, delivering customised solutions utilising innovative IT, voice, data, mobile, video and networking technologies, from within NEC and from best-in-class industry vendors

The main business areas currently comprise of Carrier Networks and Public Safety. The Carrier Network division focuses on the service provider space in the provision of telecommunications solutions while the public safety business has a focus in biometrics and surveillance solutions.

NEC has been operating in Africa for over 50 years through its representative offices and partners. Moreover, we enhanced our operation by setting up NEC Africa in 2011. This has enabled us to win many major contracts with government bodies, mobile and fixed operators and blue chip enterprises. Also we have almost doubled in revenue in the past 3 years.

To enhance us even further in the market space, NEC Europe has invested in XON, the sub-Sahara African ICT group, and the two organisations will have an integrated market approach that will combine their local expertise in the region to provide greater sales coverage in the sub-Sahara African market and accelerate regional growth for both companies in the telecoms, government, enterprise and energy sectors.

The two companies have explored joint sub-Sahara Africa business opportunities and identified many areas of collaboration. NEC and XON jointly carry a wider footprint across Africa to better support, service and maintain wherever their customers operate. The NEC products and solutions complement XON’s current solutions and services and XON in turn is positioned to bring these world-class products and services to the African continent. The mutually exclusive structure for sub-Sahara Africa will join solutions to expand the scope available to customers relating to NEC and XON’s current business lines:

  • Networking and Security
  • Infrastructure and Datacentre
  • Information Management
  • Cloud
  • Retail
  • Alternative Energy
  • Consulting Services
  • Public Safety
  • Carrier Networks