On Saturday, July 19th 2014, YooMee actively supported TEDx Abidjan, one of the world's most prestigious conferences, organized for the first time in Ivory Coast. TEDx allows people who are emerging in their fields to share their expertise and visions with the public in order to advance the world.
This first edition focused on the theme: "A Journey to the Future: Abidjan 2057."
YooMee, operational in Abidjan since five months, sponsored this event as an innovator and pioneer of next-generation internet access technology.
Digital content and video like TEDx have a major impact on the economic development of a society. YooMee provides the necessary high speed Internet and enables the participant to share their message with any person that can access the internet. Yann Le Guen, Managing Director of YooMee Côte d’Ivoire, states: "We are very proud to have been chosen by TEDx Ivory Coast! YooMee joined the event to participate in the socio-economic development of the region and the initiation of new projects. "
The conference, which brought together more than 300 people, including great leaders from different sectors such as: Mrs. IRIE Lou Colette, President of the National Federation for Associations in the Food Production sector in Ivory Coast; Mr. Cédric LOMBARDO, specializing in Ecology and Corporate Social Responsibility; Mr. Abdel Aziz THIAM, Chairman of the Board of Directors of NECOTRANS; and many more.
As a first edition, it was a success. The next TEDx is coming soon.
YooMee Africa provides fast speed wireless Internet connectivity to the people and businesses of sub-Saharan Africa, combined with value-added and online services. The company is a broadband Internet operator serving large and small enterprises, ministries and governmental entities, and residential Internet users in Cameroon and Côte d’Ivoire.
YooMee gains licenses and spectrum, deploys the network, acquires subscribers and provides them with broadband, high speed Internet services, using the latest TLE technology. The company is committed to closing the digital divide and is a game changer. After becoming the market leader of broadband internet in Cameroon with more than 30,000 subscribers, YooMee Africa continues its expansion and deployed its network in Côte d’Ivoire.