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Reach Africa Through Telecom Tourism with Raphael Obafemi and the Pyramids Telecom Team

Hello Fam,
I am sure you have been enjoying my series on entrepreneurs who are developing the world from their space. This CEO is one of my favourites, not only because of how he reached out to me but because what his business is about. They help you distribute Smart gadgets and products in

His name is Mr. Raphael Kehinde Obafemi, and he started Pyramids Telecom (PyTel) 10 years ago in Nigeria. Read what he had to say:

Pyramids Telecoms (PyTel) started 2009, in my living room at 71, Fagbenro square, off Randle Avenue Surulere Lagos with the training of 2 interns.

Today the Telecom Academy has trained over 40 interns who are now well placed in various Telecom companies home and abroad.

The Academy has spread its footprint now to Mali and Ivory Coast with the Telecoms Bootcamp program that prides herself as a  platform for young engineers to start their careers in the lucrative telecoms industry.

PyTel also in a sustainable model, began fielding her graduate interns GTs into her projects.

With this approach, PyTel has deployed projects worth over $150,000 Gross Revenue across various countries including Ivory Coast, Mali, Sierra Leone, Benin and Nigeria.

Our Services Include:

Radio Drive Test & Optimization; BTS & Microwave Installation ; In-Building Solutions Signal Booster / Repeaters; Fiber Optic Deployment Network Quality Inspection QOS and Compliance Audit Services; Network Passive & Active Maintenance Services ; Network Security Solutions.

We have served clients including ERICSSON Mali, HAMMER Group Cote D’Ivoire (CIV), STA CIV, ERICSSON Sierra Leone, ALKAN Mali, CAMUSAT Mali and a few others.

In 2018, PyTel expanded her operations as a distributor in the IT domain with strong partnerships with Data Group IT DGiT, GEMALTO, FORTINET, and a few other IT Vendors.

Partners with smart products and solutions across may contact us for distribution across Africa.  

We use this platform to extend invitations to interested candidates who wish to be trained in the Telecoms domain. We have just opened Admissions into our Bootcamps in Ivory Coast & Mali specifically for RF Engineering & Fiber Optics Engineering Courses. 

Interested Candidates may send their CVs to <>; 
Entry Requirement: Minimum HND or 1st Degree in any Field of Sciences or Engineering; Enquiries? Whatsapp: +2348065781962; **Very Limited Spaces Available.

In our usual adventurous tendencies, late 2018, we set up the PyTel Enterprise Unit, a Strategic business unit for exploring business opportunities outside the Telecom corridors across our countries of operations.

Within 3 months, we have 3 Businesses in the offing and have Launched 2 Businesses, KOUNGOYA an event planning and management company based in Abidjan and PYTEL TOURS, a tourism business meant to serve individuals, families and businesses who wish to enjoy travel experience across Africa for personal retreat, holidays and most importantly for export of products and services.

Individuals wishing to take a trip around a few African countries for a personal retreat, with family on a holiday, or to grow your business footprint beyond their current borders may talk to us and our dynamic team at PyTel Tours will provide all the guidance needed to make their dreams a success. 

Contact: +225 40 98 99 99;

SMEs wishing to explore New Countries within minimum budget may contact our Team to provide the required counsel, support and logistics for easy entry.

Our Services cover:
  • Personal Retreat (Elope) Services
  • Family Travel (Apartment + Meals + City tours + budget tickets)
  • Transport management (Travel & Haulage across the region)
  • Business Consulting for Imports & Exports
  • Business Incorporation Services
  • Provision of local offices: co-locations & shared spaces
  • Business Model Options with Zero Entry costs

While we maintain the Core of our Telecom Services, our dream is to help businesses break the geomental (my definition of geographically delimiting beliefs) limitations and be able to transact seamlessly across all Africa.