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Introduction In 2009 Christo de Wet and his family packed up their household and moved to the deep rural area of the TETE province in Mozambique. They strongly believed in their hearts that they had a calling to make a difference in this community, which is in the remotest of areas. This led to forming […]

Introduction A key advantage of satellite services is the ease and flexibility to deliver services on demand and also at different locations as required to serve business. Q-KON received a customer request to deploy services between his primary residence and a site 760 km away where he resides for 3 to 4 months a year […]

Satellites Are Dead! Long Live Satellites! EngineerIT Editor Hans van de Groenendaal led the industry panel discussion on the current satellite industry status and future expectations. Q-KON appreciated the opportunity to participate and share our views with this respected forum. Today’s smart satellite networks, such as Twoobii-on-Flex service incorporates advanced data communication features which seamlessly […]

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 the natural environment. The Challenge […]

Magwa Enterprise Tea – Lusikisiki Magwa Enterprise tea is located just outside the Lusikisiki area in the Eastern Cape. The plantations had no reliable voice or data communication to support the business due to limited infrastructure in the area. At-Linx suggested the Twoobii satellite service. The project was swiftly completed, within 24 hours of receiving […]

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 such as Whitney Houston, Roxette, […]

Twyfelfontein Adventure Camp – Namibia 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 dating back to 6000 years ago. The camp provides the basic necessities, however, there is no Wi-Fi connection at the camp. Today, the internet […]

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 was possible and that SD […]

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

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 the largest and most important […]

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