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How To Select Your Satellite Service

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 select the provider best suited...

Rule #2 For Using Satellite Services

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 works perfectly. As for anything...

Rule #1 For Using Satellite Services

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 works perfectly. As for anything...

“Pay Per Use” Fibre Back-up Services

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 that is still your view,...

5G Health Risk Perspective

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 received concerns about 5G and...

Satellite vs LTE For Back-up Services

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 fundamentals make satellite services, the...

Solar Power “Off-grid” Solution

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 purpose of this solar design...

Twoobii Surveillance Video of Satellite Information Sheet

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 that is designed and optimized...

Twoobii Sign-up Information Sheet

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 comply with local regulations as...

Twoobii Wi-Fi HOTspot Solution

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 other 3rd party users in...

What about Wi-Fi, Voice and Video?

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, etc. The Twoobii Wi-fi will...

What is Twoobii?

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 is ideal for you. Twoobii...

Twoobii Voice Solution

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 mobile of fix telecommunication grid....

“Data Bundle” Service Description

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. The “Data Bundle” service is...

“Private Network” Service Description

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 network segment (or pool) which...

Satellite Services for a 5G Future

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 true – however today this...

What is coming for satellite?

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 in machine telemetry and SCADA...

SD-WAN over Satellite Testing

SD-WAN is at the leading edge of software-based networking deployments. It offers significant business value for organizations in terms of business agility and the ability to leverage Internet bandwidth economics. The question was asked how well SDWAN will perform over a Satellite network. We tested SD-WAN to show that this...

When Telkom switches off ADSL…

What if LTE can’t meet the “off-grid” demand? In May 2019, MyBroadband posted an article that quoted Telkom CEO, Sipho Maseko, saying that Telkom recently developed a roadmap concerning the proactive migration of customers to newer infrastructure. “We are hoping that in the next five years we would have exited...

Is LTE the only alternative?

Why satellite is a better “off-grid” option For now, fibre will remain the primary means of building communication networks. Once installed, fibre networks enable reliable broadband and corporate networks. The challenge is to get it installed, and while you are waiting for your fibre connection, the choices are LTE or...

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