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Introduction The Namib Desert, being one of the oldest deserts in the world, has become a huge tourist attraction, not only for local citizens but for international guests and investors as well. Situated 21km from Sesriem Gate, you will find an artificial castle overlooking the highest dunes in the world! Le Mirage Desert Lodge & […]

Introduction The 13th Edition of Rocking the Daisies took place at Cloof Wine Estate, Cape Town, from 5 – 7 October 2018. Two foremost aspects stood out in the success of this year’s Rocking the Daisies Music and Lifestyle Festival. Beverages were only served in cans! The headline sponsor, CAN DO!, launched the first ever […]

Q-KON Commissioned a Satellite Back-up Solution for Major Financial Institution when Fibre Connection Failed. Network Resiliency is Key to Success We do no longer only speak about Software as a Service (SaaS) or Platform as a Service (PaaS) or Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), the trend now is XaaS (anything as a Service).  With this […]

Torra Bay Brags with Point-of-Sale Devices this Fishing Season. Introduction Torra Bay Resort is celebrating its 62nd birthday this year and is a very remote camping site situated in the Skeleton Coast National Park, Namibia. What makes this resort special is the fact that they are only open from the 1st of December until the […]

We all are faced with some sort of quest each and every day that test our survival skills.

Seamless Connectivity is Key in the Successes of Food & Music Festivals. Introduction The DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival, is a popular, not-to-be-missed 2-day Music Festival for Food Lovers & Food Festival for Music Lovers. Returning for its’ 6th time to Johannesburg, this internationally recognised festival took place on 22 & 23 September […]

A Satellite Technology Map Perspective C, Ku, Ka, LEOs and MEOs – What Really Matters from a User Perspective. All industries have jargon, acronyms and code words that make the experts look smarter while mostly just confuse the rest of us. Unfortunately,the satellite industry is no different, and with the recent new technology developments, this […]

Why satellite can not work . . . Or at least why the market thinks so. My satellite network solution will not work for his very critical business applications, he thinks. Thinking quickly, I decide to relax, close my laptop and start a courtesy discussion. Being polite gentlemen, they can at least let me finish […]

Reliable “Always-On” Connectivity Contributes to Excellent Customer Experience. Introduction The Dolomite Camp, part of the Eco Collection of the NWR Lodges and Resorts, is situated in the western region of the Etosha National Park. This famous tranquil get-away spot sits in a previously restricted scenic area and is surrounded by dolomite formations, hence the name […]

5 User Applications that are Ideal for Satellite Technology. South Africa’s Internet penetration is three percentage points above the Southern African average, and one percentage point above the global average. Based on these statistics, South Africa’s Internet user base grew by 7% in the past year. This places us 13th in the world in terms […]