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The Important Role of Reliable Connectivity in 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...

Twoobii makes education easier

Introduction Podile Primary School is located within Waterberg District in GA- MOLEKANA, Southern Africa. The school was selected to be part of a programme to improve learner outcomes in local communities. Through access to quality education the programme focused on eliminating poverty, inequality and unemployment. The programme relies on reliable...

Shipwreck Lodge – Mozambique

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. This part of Mozambique is...

Mighty Men Conference 2021

Twoobii provides seamless connectivity to MMC 2021 The annual Mighty Men Conference that takes place in the Waterberg district of Limpopo is an outdoor event for Christian Men to get together, away from the daily hustle and bustle, on a farm where there are virtually no outside telecommunication services. The...

Marienfluss Solar Powered Satellite Internet Solution

Introduction Rich in history the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) is ranked as the best higher education institution in Namibia since 2002 (PMR Africa) and the most innovative institution /or organisation in Namibia (PMR Africa 2014 and 2016). NUST is also the Lead Applicant for the SCIONA (Skeleton...

Twoobii Provides Reliable, Always On Connectivity For Exclusive Lodges

Introduction Being part of the exclusive Natural Selection Camps, Kwessi Dunes Lodge is located deep in Namibia’s striking Namib Rand Nature Reserve, a vast desert wilderness of over 20,000 hectares. With its rolling desert plains and backdrop of craggy mountains and iconic red dunes, this is a place where time...

Twoobii provides reliable communication for off-grid farmers.

Introduction In 2009 Christo de Wet and his family packed up their household and moved to the deep rural area of the TETE province in Mozambique. They strongly believed in their hearts that they had a calling to make a difference in this community, which is in the remotest of...

Twoobii Guarantees Customer Satisfaction

Introduction A key advantage of satellite services is the ease and flexibility to deliver services on demand and also at different locations as required to serve business. Q-KON received a customer request to deploy services between his primary residence and a site 760 km away where he resides for 3...

Anywhere, always-on Guaranteed Card Payments with Twoobii.

Introduction Music festivals, game auctions, remote fishing camps etc all need a trusted communication solution to ensure reliable card payments for the public. A leading bank in Namibia has selected the Twoobii satellite service to develop a secure and reliable point-of-sale communication solution for anywhere, always-on delivery. Sphinxblick Open Air...

True Reliable “off-grid” Merchant Connectivity for The Tourism Industry

Introduction The NWR Torra Bay campsite is situated in the Skeleton Coast National Park on Namibia’s cold and icy Atlantic coast. It is approximately 270kms north of the town Henties Bay. This part of the coastline is notorious for its treacherous sandbanks and a number of shipwrecks are testimony to...

High-availability with Auto-failover for 100% uptime.

Introduction Twoobii was recently contacted by a cast iron ore mine in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa with very limited telecom infrastructure. Considering that it takes 4000 truckloads to load one ore carrying shipping vessel to capacity, the pressure on operations is clear and to meet the ever-increasing...

TWOOBII Enters the Next Phase with PoS

Proven Solution High reliability, low maintenance and ease of implementation make satellite the ideal choice for “off-grid” point of sale connectivity requirements. Since 2017 a leading bank’s Merchant services has been using Q-KON satellite services to provide trusted connectivity to key merchant operations. Current customer sites are operational throughout the...

The Ark Trust – House of Hope for Street kids

Introduction The Ark Trust is based in the North-Eastern Kavango of Namibia and is bringing about change to make a difference. Their focus is education, and they are in the process of building a multipurpose care centre, opposite from the Thipanana Tribal Court, Makuwe.  The centre will provide basic needs such...

Twoobii guarantees 100% uptime during Cyclone Eloise

Introduction Buffalo Lodge Sofala, is situated just over 800km from Maputo and just under 500km from the Zambezi bridge, it is a “must stop” overnight lodge for anyone traveling from the South to the North of Mozambique. On 22 January Buffalo Lodge with predicted winds of between 140km/h and was hit by...

Annual Expo Gets Connected in 2019

Introduction In the sweltering heat of the African Sun in a little Town called Parys in the Free State, hundreds of people gathered for the annual Livestock Expo.  The Expo allows livestock producers and industry suppliers to network, compete, and attend a variety of shows, seminars, workshops. A total of...

Twoobii Satellite Install at NamibRand Nature Reserve

Introduction The NamibRand Nature Reserve is a private nature reserve in Southwestern Namibia in the Namib Desert. Founded in 1984 by J.A. Brückner, it has more than 215,000 hectares and shares a 100 km border with Namib-Naukluft National Park to the west and the Nubib mountains to the east. Virtually...

Let’s Save The World Together

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 areas. Their services also include...

Mighty Men Conference Waterberg 2020

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 God Almighty.     The...

What does Project Kuiper mean for Africa?

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 access to households and communities....

Twoobii Provides Seamless Back-up To Sefalana

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 one of the country’s leading...

Chester Butcher connects 23 Stores

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 and Belgium. Today Chester has...

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