Africa INX deploys RADWIN 5000 to drive high-capacity services to SMEs
INDUSTRY| Aug. 25, 2012, 7:36 a.m.
Radwin, a global provider of backhaul and broadband wireless solutions, has announced that Africa INX, an ISP based in Gauteng, South Africa, has deployed the RADWIN 5000 point-to-multipoint solution to deliver high-capacity services to businesses requiring a reliable, fast connection.
The RADWIN 5000 base station was installed at the Irene Mall, and covers the entire R21 office park. The RADWIN installation is also backhauled into the Africa INX fibre node in R21 through which Africa INX provides Internet, MPLS and other related services.
RADWIN 5000 point-to-multipoint solution delivers high-capacity of up to 200 Mbps and guaranteed bandwidth. Incorporating advanced technologies such as MIMO and OFDM, RADWIN 5000 operates in demanding environments including non-line-of-sight, harsh climates and challenging topographies.
Stuart Hardy, Managing Director of Africa INX, stated: "RADWIN's radios perform exceptionally well even in the city environment where there is major interference and many obstacles to direct line-of-sight. RADWIN proved to be the ideal solution for us; the systems are easy to deploy, we had the entire network up and running in just 2 days, and can keep our costs down. Based on our positive experience with RADWIN we will deploy these systems in the future to serve our ever-growing customer base."
Peter Turvey, RADWIN Managing Director SADC: "RADWIN 5000 is the right solution for ISPs such as Africa INX. Durable and robust, our solutions handle the most challenging conditions, and time and again have proven to work in the most extreme environments. We are proud to add Africa INX to our large customer base in South Africa, and are happy that they chose us to fulfill their connectivity needs."
MORE INDUSTRY NEWS
ZipZap from Paycorp is Microsoft’s mPOS solution of choiceZipZap, the mobile POS (mPOS) solution from Paycorp, has partnered with Microsoft Mobile to offer businesses and retailers a mobile solution that enables them to accept payments from customers wherever they are, transacting anywhere, anytime. Read More
Frost & Sullivan applauds PCCW Global for addressing SSA connectivity demandsPCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, has been recognized by Frost & Sullivan with the 2015 Sub-Saharan African (SSA) Connectivity Solutions Customer Value Leadership Award. Read More
Airtel Money VISA card continues to drive financial inclusionOne year after Airtel Kenya launched the Airtel Money VISA card, the debit card continues to allow easy access funds 24 hours a day, bringing new point-of-sale and ATM transaction options to users. Read More
Ricoh’s improved A3 multifunction devices monitor, report and connect to the cloudRicoh has released its new 3054SP/3554SP series of A3 black-and-white multifunction devices, for medium to large offices, that support intelligent document functionality. Read More
Dell continues innovation with growth of comprehensive education solutions portfolioDell is maximising engagement in the classroom by releasing a range of education solutions to meet individual learning needs. Read More
FVC signs with Pivot3 for its Hyper Converged Infrastructure solutions across MEAFVC, a leading Value Added Distributor (VAD) in the Middle East & Africa (MEA), has partnered with Pivot3 to deliver hyper-converged appliances and solutions to its partners throughout the Middle East and Africa. Read More
Five good reasons to buy properly licensed business softwareIf you’re running a small business on a tight budget, you might be tempted to think of pirating your accounting or ERP software as a harmless way to save a bit of money. Think again - that pirated software could end up costing you more than you would have needed ... Read More
Q-KON enlarges its African footprint with Newtec certified partnershipQ-KON has recently boosted its footprint into Africa by establishing its partnership with the global Newtec Business Partner Program (bePART®) and is therefore an official distributor of Newtec satcom products. Read More
Tigo Ghana records boost in voice, data subscriptionsTigo Ghana continues to make strides in the Ghanaian telecoms industry following the latest release of the National Communication Authority’s Mobile Voice and Data Subscription figures for the month of January 2015. Read More
iWayAfrica Zimbabwe achieves Cisco Certified Partner StatusiWayAfrica Zimbabwe, a Gondwana International Network (GIN) company has been awarded its Cisco Select Certified Partner status. Read More
FEATURED STORYIHS plans to inject fresh $500m to grow capacity
Mohammed Darwish, managing director of IHS Towers, says the firm will soon inject another $500million into the business after raising some $2.5billion to finance expansion drives. Darwish spoke with biztecafrica.com in Lagos.
BEST READ NEWS
IN DEPTHAs curtain falls on MDGs, what next?
Dr. Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Centre, speaks to Biztechafrica about setting smart targets.
COMPANY NEWSMTN Business expands partnership with Samsung to offer enterprise customers increased security
Samsung Electronics South Africa has announced that MTN Business has been appointed as a reseller of Samsung’s KNOX licenses to its customers.