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The lowest cost option to ensure 100% service uptime. In November 2019 MyBroadband reported the following fibre network statistics: – Telkom 164,000km; Vodacom 33,000km; Liquid Telecom 21,000km; MTN 21,000km; DFA 13,000km; Vumatel 8,000km – quite significant fibre networks and growing daily. Why then do you......

Mobile Twoobii Satellite Terminal for Top Solar Provider Magpower is based in Botswana and designs, develops, manufacture, market and install solar technologies and provides high quality, reliable Green Energy Solutions and components to residential, farming, industrial and commercial buildings in both urban and remote rural......

Twoobii provides seamless connectivity to MMC 2020 The Mighty Men Conference Waterberg 2020, was held for the second year running, at the Farm Witklip just outside of Vaalwater. It is a 3-day conference, where men from all backgrounds get together to bring praise, and worship......

Mapping a possible future for next-generation satellite constellations. On 30 July 2020, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) granted Amazon approval to deploy and operate Project Kuiper, a constellation of 3,236 LEO satellites. The authorization allows Project Kuiper to deliver satellite-based broadband services helping expand internet......

The Art Of Buying An Invisible Product When you cannot touch, see or feel the product and the product brochure is full of terminology and jargon that you do not understand – then how do you select the best service? How do you know to......

Solution design with Satellite made easy YES, there are two basic rules to designing satellite solutions, and NO, these rules are not complex engineering and mathematical rules. It is simply understanding where satellite technology maps into our integrated connected world and for what application satellite......

Solution design with Satellite made easy YES, there are two basic rules to designing satellite solutions, and NO, these rules are not complex engineering and mathematical rules. It is simply understanding where satellite technology maps into our integrated connected world and for what application satellite......

New financial benefits for a proven solution Satellite services are reliable – no discussion, no argument. Yes but… it is expensive and it is slow…. Or so many people argue from inputs remembered in past discussions or perhaps from their own past experiences. Well, if......

5G Health Risk Perspective The recent deployment of 5G mobile networks has created much debate on the possible health risks. Given that 5G relates more to a “network-of-networks architecture” and that mobile deployments are only one element of evolving 5G networks, the health debate should......

Introduction Sefalana was established in 1974, with 233 employees the holding company currently has 3 400 staff. Their head office is in Gaborone, Botswana and their primary focus is FMCG business. Sefalana has grown into a trusted household name in Botswana through establishing itself as......

A technology perspective on the possible health risks of 5G The recent deployment of 5G mobile networks has created much debate on the possible health risks due to higher signal radiation. So widespread is this debate that even we, as a satellite service provider, have......

Satellite VS LTE As Backup Services Physics and network technology fundamentals make satellite services, the most effective, highest spec back-up services. Yet while this is true, then why is satellite not used as a back-up by every network engineer and specified by every customer request.......

Defining the key reasons why satellite is an attractive option VSAT Broadband Satellite Internet Network reliability – customers need it, yet don’t want to pay for it, and network architects want to deliver it, yet are not using the most effective tool. Physics and network......

Twoobii provides “off-grid” broadband services to business and retail operation which are not reliably connected to the telco grid. Low power consumption and effective communication design enables Twoobii to also operate using a solar system and “off-grid” from the national power network. Requirement: For the......

Why Twoobii Video? Twoobii is a leading satellite IP access solution specifically developed for business broadband and access services. Twoobii is the ideal “off-grid” access solution to connect any business location in Southern Africa. Surveillance Video over Satellite forms part of the many Value-Added Services......

Ever wondered why it typically takes 2 hours and a stack of paper work to get your new cell phone upgrade? Without getting into an emotional debate, part of this is because all telecommunication services in Africa are regulated. Which means Service Providers have to......

Twoobii is a satellite business broadband access service developed to service “off-grid” business operations such as lodges, retail shops, industrial plants and all locations not connected on the national telco grids. The Twoobii Wi-Fi HOTspot solution now enable Twoobii customers to service guest, staff or......

The Twoobii business solution can be extended to provide high quality Wi-Fi signal coverage on the Merchant property. Using business grade Wi-Fi equipment the Twoobii service can be extended to wider areas such as conference halls, pool areas, outdoor restaurant areas, factory floors, shop floors,......

Twoobii ….. as in To be connected… or not To be. Twoobii is a business satellite internet solution that connect any “off-grid” business location to the Internet. If your business is out-of-town, and you have no or unreliable Fibre, 3G or ADSL services, then Twoobii......

Overview of how the Twoobii solution enables Telephony Services. Introduction: Twoobii provides reliable data services via satellite communication channels anywhere in Southern Africa. Twoobii is the ideal solution to provide Internet and data connections to users at “off-grid” locations who has no access to the......

The Twoobii network architects have full end-to-end control over all network layers and has developed advanced service options to meet different IP access requirements. The Twoobii “data bundle” service option is specifically designed to provide a cost-effective back-up solution for a group of business locations.......

Twoobii services the full range of user requirements including the provision of “private network” requirements. Twoobii architects have full end-to-end control on all the network parameters and can control quality of service and network sizing in detail. The “Private Network” is defined as a satellite......

Introduction: Shipwreck Lodge is luxurious self-catering lodge located in Pomene, Mozambique. In 1960 a ship called the Berea was shipwrecked on the South Beach and parts of the ship were still on the beach when The Shipwreck Lodge was being built a few years ago.......

Satellite Services for a 5G future The ITU definition of the 5G networks-of-networks ecosystem outlines the key elements as enhanced mobile broadband, massive machine and ultra-reliable low-latency (<1msec) communication. In this article we consider the role of current and future satellite technologies and how it......

Chester Butcher Introduction Chester Butchers was founded in 1973 by Nicos Criticos and is currently one of the largest meat wholesalers in South Africa. They import a variety of Beef, Mutton, Pork, Poultry and vegetables from South America, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Spain, Denmark, China......

The Critical Role For Satellite In A 5G Environment Why even mention satellite in a 5G context? VSAT is slow, expensive and has a latency problem – right? Maybe not. If you still remember the satellite networks of the 1980’s and 1990’s then that was......

What is coming for Satellite? Faster, more bandwidth, lower cost – these general ICT drivers are equally applied in the satellite industry. Already using GEO HTS networks we are reaching 3G price points and with planned MEO networks will introduce satellite point-to-point links at fibre......

A view on new developments and the satellite technology horizon Please can somebody help to find a new term for satellite? Most ICT technology innovations have some branding insight. For example, when Internet storage was developed it was immediately branded as “cloud”. Similarly, the development......

Introduction Maropeng – is a Setswana word that means ‘returning to the place of our origins’. In 1999 the Cradle of Humankind area was declared at World Heritage Site and is one of the most important areas in the world when it comes to understanding......

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