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About Us

Strengthening your Business Efficiency and Flexibility through ICT by providing you with a unified communication infrastructure.

WIA Group has over ten years’ experience applying advanced technology infrastructure and networking. We have also helped leading technology and engineering companies implement numerous IT projects.

Our mission is simple: make technology an asset for your business. By combining leading-edge business strategies and IT knowledge, we develop innovative, efficient and effective solutions that keep businesses one-step ahead in their markets.

We aim to be a partner of choice for service providers, governments and enterprises on the African continent, helping them to create, build and maintain the most innovative and cost-effective communications networks.

Our solutions and strategies cater to our clients’ business requirements and ensure we keep their customers’ needs first.

As your technology partner, we strive to make technology integrate seamlessly with your enterprise or institutional mandate so you can focus on the delivery of your core services to your clients, and accelerate the growth of your business.

Our firm offers a full range of ICT solutions including Infrastructure, IaaS, ITaaS, Big Data, Security and collocation. We also provide IT Consultancy Services, Managed Services and VAS solutions.

We work closely with select partners leveraging their networks and our operational experience to provide turnkey solutions.

Our Focus

  • Infrastructure

We aim to reduce your ownership cost for shared utilities and clouds services by building an infrastructure to carry and host your data. Through our colocation services at the Data Center we offer flexible options for managed hosting and storage creating a unified communications platform. The various options allow a company to pick a specific solution that will cater to the capacity and scalability they need.

  • Connectivity

Our IP/MPLS VPN gives you a choice of access options to numerous points of presence and combines all of the points into a shared core so there is only one network to manage.Connect all your offices together on a single and secure VPN that is ready to handle everything from email to converged applications.

  • Logistics

We facilitate procurement of high-end ICT platforms through multiple vendors and to different locations. Your company will gain access to leading technical experts across multiple technology areas for the delivery of your turnkey solution.

  • Technology & Telecommunications

We are a premier grade service provider and our infrastructure is continuously upgraded to accommodate the high demand for broadband IP Network globally.

  • Media

Using the latest networking technologies, we provide cost-effective, on-demand solutions for repurposing content to multiple end-devices – from smart phones to HD Displays using the same bandwidth. The Group service is targeted to provide secure, scalable and easy-to-use convergence triple play services that are access independent.

  • Management & Support

Our managed platform, optimized network, and technology consultancy offer you high level support and management of your technology systems and infrastructure. Our SLAs are set to protect your investment.

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Executive Team

Honorable Abdulrahman Omar Kinana

Chairman and Founder

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A Harvard University graduate, Honorable Abdulrahman Omar Kinana holds a number of key leadership positions. He is currently the Secretary General of the ruling party in Tanzania and serves as chairman in a number of successful organizations and businesses.  His previous roles have included: Deputy Minister of Defense and National Services in Tanzania, the Co-Chair at the Rwanda peace process, and a Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Tanzania. As the Chairman ofWiA Group, Honorable Kinana is responsible for approving Group level strategies and shaping the organization’s overall direction.

Eric Mwenda

CEO and Founder

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Mr. Eric Mwenda is a graduate ofthe University of New Brunswick where he received a degree in Business Administration. The majority of his studies focused on finance, investment, markets and institutions, investments and corporate management.
After returning to East Africa, MrMwenda became heavily involved in the Information Technology sector. He pioneered the deployment of the first Wi-Fi networks in prominent public locations in East Africa, including major East African airports. He now heads WiA Group where his vision is to contribute to the development needs of Tanzania and East Africa by building a fully integrated ICT business on the continent. MrMwenda is responsible for providing strategic leadership and ensuring overall group performance.


Bertram Eyakuze

Group CFO and Investments Director

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With over 20 years’ experience in private equity investment and Venture capital, Mr. Bertram Eyakuze is responsible for overseeing finance and overall group investments. He previously served as board member at WIACOM prior to joining the Executive team at WiA Group.

 

 

 

 


Patrick Nyindo

Group Commercial Director

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Mr. Patrick Nyindo has over 18 years experience leading high performance companies in the latest IT innovations and delivering solutions that utilize cutting-edge technologies. MrNyindo has been with the Group for 8 years from Chief Technical Officer, to General Manager for WiA before taking on the role of Group Commercial Director in Group. Reporting to the CEO, he is responsible for shaping and delivering the CEO’s strategic plans for each business division. 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Manpreet Chana

Executive Assistant to the CEO

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Mrs. Manpreet Chana is a recipient of a Prince 2 qualification from the United Kingdom and has over 5 years experience as a senior Business Analyst. Reporting directly to the CEO, Manpreet provides executive support and serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Office of the CEO.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Abraham Mwapongo

Head of Corporate Affairs

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Mr. Abraham Mwapongo has over 10 years experience in business and media relations. He has also served multiple roles in the investee companies before joining Group. He ensures the Group achieves its internal and external objectives. Mr. Mwapongo supports and implements strategies to build and protect the reputation of the group, and coordinates functions that help further the organization’s impact.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Adelina Mbekomize

Special Projects Manager

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With a background in international and managerial economics, Ms. Adelina Mbekomize serves as an executive support to the Chief Financial Officer and Special Projects Director. Her roles include: coordinating and managing matters pertaining to senior management in WiA Group, and ensuring coordination between the office of the CEO and Special projects division.

Our Investments & Partners

Investment Portfolio

LTE Technology

Our 4G network allows us to securely carry and deliver your traffic with high speeds, assuring effective mission critical data and heavy business application transmission. Our solution for Cloud and Security gives you the reliability you need for business confidentiality. Mobility is also key to business and our LTE network allows you to carry out mobile solutions/applications that will expand your business operations.

Fiber XpressNetwork

We have a premium Right of Way to a nationwide fiber network connected to the national grid. This allows us to seamlessly extend triple play services in our urban and remote areas and in doing so allow provision of Smart Grid Solutions.

Our Fiber Network brings true broadband service experience for fast growing urban cities in Tanzania. Our wired optics-based systems can deliver a multitude of digital information from voice, video and data more efficiently than traditional copper coaxial cable.

Cyber Security

We provide Cyber Security Management Solutions for your infrastructure, helping to protect your organizations information and enable them to achieve security compliance standards.
Our services range from network security, cloud security, security management, and applications security.

ARX

ARX will provide world-class technology infrastructure, making Tanzania a ‘Pivot Point’ for ICT convergence. ARX will bring true convergence accelerating the consolidation of infrastructure and ITaas(IT as a service) to the region.

ARX facilities will include the following;A top tier Data Centre, Call center, Disaster Recovery, Warehousing/ Archiving facility, E-Biz facilities and E-Gov services, and Electronic Assembly and Distribution Plant.

 

Investee Companies

wiacom

arx

gateway

ata_dynamics

wired

 

 

Partners

 

syskaschneidercisco

oracle

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