IS (Internet Solutions) and Konnect Africa, have begun a partnership that will enable them to provide broadband services through satellite technology in Ghana.
This is part of what IS calls its vision of “a better Ghana”
The companies assert that broadband satellite is a key technology to reduce the digital divide in Africa.
IS will be using its expertise in service delivery and customer support to pivot off Konnect Africa’s state-of-the-art satellite infrastructure with the aim of providing broadband connectivity to urban, rural and the most remote locations in Ghana.
Speaking at the launch of this endeavour on Thursday, Yvette Atekpe, Regional Managing Director of IS, said the company was “very pleased to be working with Konnect Africa, which is a solid broadband platform across Sub-Saharan Africa.”
“Demand for universal and affordable access to the internet is very high from our customers, and we are constantly looking for the best technology to meet their needs and requirements for reliability. Satellite broadband is the way of the future, and we aim to work with trustworthy partners such as Konnect Africa.”
Also at the launch, Jean-Claude Tshipama, Chief Executive Officer of Konnect Africa, said his company’s vision “is to enable universal coverage for all populations in Ghana and Africa so that they can leverage the full potential of digital connectivity – to access information, grow businesses and boost economic development.”
IS Internet Solutions also has an on job creation as the satellites for this broadband will need to be installed for the various consumers.
IS has noted that the installers will be provided with specific training and incentives to further improve the quality of services and motivation.
By: citinewsroom.com | Ghana