IS expands MPLS footprint to remote Mozambique

INTERNET

|
Image: Hermann Woithe, CEO: IS Mozambique . By IS
Hermann Woithe, CEO: IS Mozambique

Internet Solutions (IS) Mozambique has rolled out its first comprehensive point-of-presence (PoP) network in the four main remote locations in Mozambique.

Located in the economically booming mining exploration regions of Tete, Niassa, Zambesia and Manica in the far northern part of the country, the additional MPLS PoPs further accelerate IS’s penetration into the Mozambique business market.

“Given Mozambique’s increasingly booming economy*, we are in a unique position to supply the growing need for robust corporate communications into the country,” says IS Mozambique CEO, Hermann Woithe. Employing WiMax, IS has installed a point-to-multipoint architecture for an international financial institution with branches all over the country.

“The fact that all networks are deployed and managed by our own teams certainly differentiates us from our competitors,” Woithe adds. “We give our clients insight into their network operation, supplying detailed statistics such as uptime, link utilisation, latency, jitter and packet loss all in near-realtime. IS Mozambique is the only service provider in the country offering this level of transparency.”

The network employs a combination of technologies in order to support the level of availability required for the corporate organisations seeking connectivity solutions in these growing regions.

“Redundancy and reliability are extremely important in remote locations and our sophisticated solutions are already making us an ISP of choice in the local and international business market,” Woithe says.

In the last decade Mozambique has grown at an average of 7.2% per year due to the high level of performance of the financial services, transport and communications, mining and construction sectors. In 2011, IS Mozambique was rated the best Internet service provider in the business sector in the country, following the results of a three month independent study conducted by PMR.africa.



Share the News

Get Daily Newsletter

comments powered by Disqus

MORE INTERNET NEWS

Satellite as key element for the Financial Services Industry

Satellite networks provide an effective solution to reduce cost, increase network availability and mitigate business risks, says Q-KON. Read More

iWayAfrica re-launches Ka-band service with exclusive no equipment contracts

Dandemutande Investments (Private) Limited, a licensed Internet Access Provider operating the AfricaOnline, iWayAfrica, Utande and uMAX brands in Zimbabwe, has announced the re-launch of its iWayAfrica Ka-band VSAT service with a new nationwide campaign targeting households and businesses.  Read More

Terragon Group releases Digital Insights on the Nigerian banks

Terragon Group has released its Research Report which highlights the use of digital media by Nigerian banks and what impact these activities have on their overall business. Read More

BOFINET concludes Sekoma-Tsabong optic fibre project

Botswana Fibre Networks has successfully concluded its 360km Sekoma-Tsabong route optical fibre project. Read More

MainOne extends cable to Cameroun

MainOne has announced the extension of its world-class submarine fiber optic cable network from its Cable Landing Station in Lagos, Nigeria to Kribi, Cameroun.  Read More

PayPal, MallforAfrica join forces to give Kenyan shoppers more online payment options

MallforAfrica, a global e-commerce company that enables African consumers access to over 8.5 billion items, is teaming up with PayPal, one of the world’s most-loved ways to pay and get paid, through internet and mobile, to make online shopping from key markets outside of Kenya as easy as ... Read More

Alan Knott-Craig Jr to launch new venture

Former Mxit CEO Alan Knott-Craig Jr has announced the imminent commercial launch of HeroTel, a new venture seeking to consolidate Wireless Internet providers (WISPs). Read More

Click n Compare takes off Africa

CNC Group, parent company of the Click n Compare comparison website, is expanding its African footprint. Read More

Surfline Communications – one year of leading 4G LTE revolution in Ghana

Ghana’s leading 4G LTE network provider, Surfline Communications, is celebrating its first anniversary in grand style. Read More

MTN Business announces a partnership with Microsoft to offer a cloud solution

MTN Business has announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft to provide a pan-African cloud platform that offers customers a true hybrid cloud solution serviced from MTN’s data centres.  Read More

PRESS OFFICES

Sage ERP AfricaSAP AfricaSage Pastel AccountingTrust PayVMWareSamsung ElectronicsMitsumi DistributionPhoenix DistributionMTN BusinessSchneider ElectricMultichoiceMicrosoft 4Afrika

FEATURED STORY

Young innovators shine during pitch sessionsYoung innovators shine during pitch sessions

Botswana saw an array of upcoming tech wizards selling their ideas during the Vendors’ Day pitch sessions this week.

IN DEPTH

High tech homes: Just press playHigh tech homes: Just press play

High tech, digital homes where everything is automated and connected aren’t the stuff of science fiction any longer, says BNC Technology.