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Twoobii Helps to Improve Customer Experience at 5-Star Lodge

Introduction The Namib Desert, being one of the oldest deserts in the world, has become a huge tourist attraction, not only for local citizens, but for international guests and investors as well. Situated 21km from Sesriem Gate, you will find an artificial castle overlooking the highest dunes in the world!...

Q-KON Commissioned a Satellite Back-up Solution for Major Financial Institution when Fibre Connection Failed

Network Resiliency is Key to Success We do no longer only speak about Software as a Service (SaaS) or Platform as a Service (PaaS) or Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), the trend now is XaaS (anything as a Service).  With this in mind and the fact that de-centralised cloud-based services...

Point-of-Sale Devices: Connectivity in the Desert a First for Torra Bay

Introduction Torra Bay Resort is celebrating its 62nd birthday this year & is a very remote camping site situated in the Skeleton Coast National Park, Namibia. What makes this resort special? The fact that they are only open for December & January. Being home to Steenbras, Kabeljou, Galjoen & Blacktail,...

Rocking the Daisies 2018: Cashless Experience Brought to the Crowds by VISA

Introduction The 13th Edition of Rocking the Daisies took place at Cloof Wine Estate, Cape Town, from 5 – 7 October 2018. Two foremost aspects stood out in the success of this year’s Rocking the Daisies Music and Lifestyle Festival. Beverages were only served in cans! The headline sponsor, CAN...

Seamless Connectivity is Key for Business Continuity

Key Successes of Food and Music Festivals with Seamless Connectivity Introduction The DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival, is a popular, not-to-be-missed 2-day Music Festival for Food Lovers & Food Festival for Music Lovers. Returning for its ” 6th time to Johannesburg, this internationally recognised festival took place on...

Why satellite can not work . . . Or at least why the market thinks so

My satellite network solution will not work for his very critical business applications, he thinks. Thinking quickly, I decide to relax, close my laptop and start a courtesy discussion. Being polite gentlemen, they can at least let me finish the coffee that is being served… “Big Springbok rugby game on...

5 User Applications that are Ideal for Satellite Technology

South Africa’s Internet penetration is three percentage points above the Southern African average, and one percentage point above the global average. Based on these statistics, South Africa’s Internet user base grew by 7% in the past year. This places us 13th in the world in terms of relative Internet user...

Q-KON World-First to Deploy iDirect Regional Node Solution for Critical Primary and Backup Communication Network in Swaziland

Q-KON, a Specialist Service Provider and Systems Integrator, has successfully deployed a Satellite Regional Node Solution to provide critical primary and backup communication for a financial VSAT network in Swaziland. Q-KON partnered with VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a member of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), for the installation –...

Why Banks are using Satellite Services

ATMs and PoS devices require reliable connectivity in order to transmit data from their location to a server, and from the server back to their location. Reliable connectivity is therefore essential, as any drops in communication could result in revenue loss, increased operational cost and reduced customer satisfaction. In the...

The Important Role Reliable Connectivity Plays in the Profits of the Fast Food Industry

Introduction Kentucky Fried Chicken was founded by Harland Sanders (known as Colonel Sanders), who opened his first restaurant in 1952. Kentucky Fried Chicken was later changed to KFC to create a healthier image to consumers, but irrespective of their efforts to develop a health-conscious brand, the most popular dish today...

A Review of Available Off-grid Telco Service Options – a User Outline to Select the Most Suitable Options

Selecting the ideal telecommunication services for your business, for broadband Internet access and for voice and video services, is a simple choice when you are in town or any area connected with fibre networks. Fibre will then be your de facto option. All you have to do is select your...

Reliable “Always-On” Connectivity Contributes to Excellent Customer Experience

Introduction The Dolomite Camp, part of the Eco Collection of the NWR Lodges and Resorts, is situated in the western region of the Etosha National Park. This famous tranquil get-away spot sits in a previously restricted scenic area and is surrounded by dolomite formations, hence the name “Dolomite Resort”. Visitors...

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