TelOne Zimbabwe signed an agreement with Eutelsat to bring high-quality satellite broadband, Konnect Africa.
Eutelsat Konnect, is a new-generation High Throughput Satellite (HTS) that provides almost a complete coverage of Europe and sub-Saharan Africa with 75-gigabit per second (Gbps) of Ka-band across a network of 65 spot beams.
Chipo Mtasa, Managing Director of TelOne, commented: “By securing this premium capacity and service we will be able to pursue our mission of offering fast, reliable broadband services at an affordable price to homes, businesses, educational institutions and Government departments all over Zimbabwe. We are passionate about making long lasting and meaningful connections through our services, and this will now become a reality for customers in even the remotest regions, in line with in our vision for a digitally enabled society by 2023”.
Guido Merien-van Sprundel of Eutelsat, sales director for Southern Africa of Eutelsat, added: “We are delighted to begin this partnership with TelOne (Pvt) Limited to bring Ka-band connectivity to businesses and consumers in Zimbabwe. This agreement, which extends our service to yet another African nation, reflects the significant demand on the African continent for reliable internet services and we look forward to supporting TelOne (Pvt) Limited for many years to come.”