SBI Media Group Celebrates as TECNO, ORide OPay Wins at NTITA 2019


SBI Media Group has received with pleasure the awards and commendations given to some of the elite brands in its portfolio at the 2019 edition of the Nigeria Tech Innovation & Telecom Awards (NTITA).

The event which was Held at the Lagos Oriental Hotel, Lekki on the 28th September 2019, has been acclaimed as one of the most prestigious platforms recognising excellence and innovation in the Nigerian telecoms and technology industry.

TECNO Camon 11 Pro, a series made by Africa’s largest smartphone by market share was awarded the Smartphone Brand of the Year. TECNO has been consistent and innovative by understanding the peculiarities of the Nigerian market and smartphone users.

Also with its Shanghai STAR Market, a technology-focused stock market such as the NASDAQ, Transsion, the group is now valued at about $6 billion making it one of the biggest companies in Africa joining the elite group Africa’s mega-companies such as MTN Group, Shoprite Holdings, Dangote Group, Naspers and Standard Bank Group.

OPay, the fastest growing payment platform with millions of users in the first three months of launch was also awarded the Best Payment Platform of the Year.

ORide, a bike-hailing service offered and paid for within the OPay app also won the award for the Best Ride-hailing Platform of the Year.

Commenting the awards, the Managing Director of SBI Media, Mr. Rotimi Bankole said that the success is linked with the keen interest of the brand to study Nigerian customers.

“The success of TECNO, OPayand ORide is not just tied to the problems they are solving. It is linked with the keen interests of the brands to study the Nigerian customer, develop products and services that is fitting into the lifestyles of the average Nigeria. This is a learning we cherish at SBI Media and we are happy to be part of their success stories.”