VSAT stands for Very Small Aperture Terminal used to connect to the Internet via satellite to reduce reliance on expensive terrestrial connectivity via other physical media. Africa Online provides this, very reliable, service to customers who would like to setup remote offices to their headquarters, or those who need point-to-point links. Africa Online can therefore achieve a hub and spoke setup or a leased line setup over the satellite. Africa Online has hubs in Europe, USA and South Africa. Overlaid on this is Voice over Internet services, video conferencing and VPNs. Customers connected to this can achieve connectivity speeds between 64Kbps and 155Mbps.This service is available all over Africa.
Africa Online offers customers requiring high capacity last mile connectivity WiMAX as a more cost effective solution. With WiMAX the total cost of ownership for customers is considerably reduced while achieving as high as 7Mbps throughput. Africa Online offers services such as VPNs, VOIP and Video over WiMAX. Due to the wireless nature of the solution, it takes just a couple of days for deployment.
Africa Online provides this service to customers already with regular telephone lines and requiring broadband connectivity to the internet. This service shares same line with voice line therefore eliminating the need to acquire extra lines for internet connectivity. A customer can achieve at least 7Mbps.This service is commonly deployed in areas well served with ordinary copper telephone lines and sometimes in buildings served with fibre.
A highly revolutionary technology that Africa Online has pioneered across Africa, iBurst, provides broadband connectivity of throughput upto 1Mbps at very affordable prices for both setup and monthly charges. Powered by Kyocera, iBurst technology provides flexibility and mobility required by today's busy junior and senior executives as well as fixed wireless services that most of the SMEs rely on for their day to day operations. VOIP, Video and data are available on this platform.