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Q-KON offers banking options to African citizens via satellite connectivity

Q-KON, a telecommunications system integrator, together with iDirect has developed specific satellite access solutions that integrates the always-on, anywhere, and high-reliability advantages of satellite services with network efficiency, cost optimization and committed SLA support. The services are providing cost points...

New technologies expanding satellite markets

  Satellite has proved its worth as a connectivity medium in areas where there is no fixed line infrastructure. While it has remained a niche solution as a result of the logistics involved in the installation and management of the...

Do you need a managed or broadband service?

When end-users consider options to contract for data and voice communication services, the industry sometimes complicates these discussions by using different terminology and abbreviations. Although the intent of all proposals is probably to explain the offer and its advantages,...

When will Fibre replace Satellite?

The ever-increasing growth in terrestrial fibre networks, both international submarine cables as well as national and metropolitan networks, has created an expectation that fibre networks and fibre connectivity will soon be the default option for broadband and IP access...

What is needed for large-scale satellite networks

Research undertaken by ITU into the online and offline population shows that four-fifths of the offline population are located in Asia-Pacific and in Africa. While absolute numbers of offline individuals at a regional level show that Asia-Pacific bears the...

Q-KON deploys iDirect Regional Node solution in Swaziland

Q-KON, a service provider and systems integrator deployed a satellite Regional Node solution to provide primary and backup communication for a financial VSAT network in Swaziland. Q-KON partnered with VT iDirect, a member of Vision Technologies Systems (VT Systems)...

The key considerations behind unlocking Wi-Fi revenue

According to internationally recognised research, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming an indispensable part of many consumers’ lives and already accounts for a growing proportion of their wireless usage. A January 2013 report by “the Analyses Mason on Wi-Fi adoption in mobile...

C, Ku or Ka-band…… it is not about the technology

With the launch of Ka-band satellites the debate of C versus Ku-band versus Ka-band has come to the fore, with varying opinions of the advantages of each technology against that of another. These considerations are valid and, in terms...

When technology defies the laws of mathematics

Users and service providers often pitch differing technologies against each other. For example, they voice scenarios like fibre replacing satellite or initiate debates like whether satellite is better than wireless and Long Term Evolution (LTE) will emerge as the...

The financial sense behind satellite

From a business model and pricing structure point of view, a cost comparison between mobile services and satellite technology reveals that satellite works out to be up to ten times more cost effective.  This is the view of Dawie de...
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Partnership to Enable Facilitation of eCommerce Transactions

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