Super WiFi rolled out in SA township

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Hong Kong-based Altai Technologies said the solution has been deployed by wireless internet service provider e-Mbizo.

e-Mbizo has deployed Altai A8 Super WiFi Stations to provide large area outdoor WiFi coverage as well as C1 Super WiFi CPEs to provide indoor coverage and extend the outdoor coverage.  In addition, it has deployed Altai A2 for backhaul links across the town.  The wireless network covers the major areas of Tembisa to provide high speed and affordable WiFi connectivity across the district.

Thabo Malebadi, Group CEO of e-Mbizo said, "After a lengthy and in-depth research of numerous mobile network technologies, we identified Altai Technologies as a partner of choice. The reason was very simple, Altai had a complete carrier-grade solution, with superior quality of service and broad flexibility in terms of scalability. We have seen outstanding broadband speeds and in certain areas the coverage range is beyond our expectations."

e-Mbizo provides residents with wireless internet access around the town at R10 a day - a less expensive alternative to fiber, DSL or cable connection.  "We are pleased to be selected by e-Mbizo to provide high speed, affordable broadband services in Tembisa," said Dr. Bill Wong, the CTO & acting CEO of Altai Technologies.  "

Situated in the north eastern part of South Africa, Tembisa has a population of over 500,000.  The network now blankets 42 square kilometers of the town to provide wireless connectivity on prepaid basis. 



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