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World Heritage Site – Cradle of Humankind

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 the story of life itself....

Spitzkoppe 4-Star Camp

Introduction Spitzkoppe is a small tented camp north-west from Windhoek and provides accommodation for up to 15 people. The camp is a delight for nature lovers with spectacular views of the Spitzkoppe mountain (aka the Matterhorn of Africa) not to mention beautiful sunrise and sunsets and a close connection with...

Emirates Airline Park Goes Cashless

Introduction Emirates Airline Park, previously known as Ellis Park, was built in 1928. The stadium has been the site of many milestones in South African sporting history, most memorably the 1995 Rugby World Cup Final – South Africa’s first major international sporting achievement after years of isolation. Well known artists...

A Leading Bank Port Nolloth – Northern Cape

Introduction A leading bank in Port Nolloth is situated on the beach and is the most westerly branch of a leading bank. Port Nolloth was once a buzzing town with diamond miners in the 1920s in the hope to find these sparkling precious stones. Today, the town is known as...

Twyfelfontein, North-Western Namibia

Introduction Nestled in rolling boulders of a granite outcrop, is Twyfelfontein Adventure Camp. It is a convenient ten-minute drive from World Heritage Site of Twyfelfontein Rock Engravings. The Adventure camp is open during the months of April to November. There are over 2000 rock engravings and it is one of...

Mobile Satellite Communication Solution in Lesotho

Introduction Live Lesotho 400 is an annual off-road motorcycling race held once a year in Lesotho at Thaba Bosiu Cultural Village. The race is 110km which stretches across the mountainous, lush, rocky, green terrain. Lesotho, known as “kingdom in the sky”, is the only independent state in the world that...

Wi-Fi in the Midst of the Desert in Namibia

Introduction Die Duine Farmhouse is the base of Tok Tokkie Trails. They host 2 night /3 day walking safari through the mountainous terrain and sandy dunes in the NamibRand Nature Reserve. The hiking trail is for walkers who would like to experience close contact with nature. The guides have an...

Twoobii becomes part of the Namib Race 2019

The annual RacingThePlanet in Namibia Introduction The Namib Race is part of a 4-series RacingThePlanet UltraMarathon. The 2019 UltraMarathon series comprises of New Zealand, Namib Desert, Atacama Desert and Antarctica where all of the competitors run a total of 1000 km. The Namib Race 2019 was held in the remote...

Transcom able to connect to Internet after cyclone Idai

Beira – Mozambique left in the Dark Introduction Beira, a port city in Mozambique which serves as a centre for shipping and logistics in the central Mozambican and Central African region. The main imports are liquid fuels, fertilizers, wheat, heavy equipment, textiles and beverages. It is a fishing harbour, which...

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...

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 –...

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...

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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