AccessKenya to keep rally participants connected

For the second year running, AccessKenya Group will be providing data connectivity sponsorship for the eight day Kenya Airways East African Safari Classic rally, scheduled to take place in Kenya and Tanzania from 21 to 29 November.

AccessKenya Group will provide a large-capacity connection to the Rally HQ at the Sarova Whitesands Hotel in Mombasa and at over twenty overnight stops that would be used by Rally officials on the rally route and by the press corps to beam the event around the world.

The connectivity will be through a combination of our own fiber optic network and VSAT (very small aperture terminal) communications in the remote areas both in Kenya and Tanzania. AccessKenya Group will provide a technical person who shall travel throughout the rally circuit to ensure uptime at all times.

This year the event has attracted over 60 entries representing 15 countries at the event that was first held in the year 1953.

Also participating in the Rally is the AccessKenya Group CEO, Jonathan Somen who will be driving a Ford Escort Mk2 car no 32, navigated by Richard Hechle.

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