Communications ministry salutes Paratus Botswana BKF route

A total of 840kms of fibre was laid between the Namibian border and Lobatse, and was activated last month.


Paratus Mozambique connects, empowers Santa Maria community

The company has helped the school and community with Starlink and high-speed internet connectivity.

May 16, 2024

Paratus Group signs BSO as first customer for Express Route

The Paratus Express Route provides the fastest connectivity between Johannesburg and Europe, with a latency of 123 milliseconds, the company says.

May 6, 2024

Balancing leadership with gratitude

Andrew Hall, MD of Paratus Namibia, sees obstacles on the telecommunications landscape as mini hurdles to be cleared.

Apr 24, 2024

Paratus Botswana completes Botswana Kalahari fibre route

The last leg of Paratus Botswana's fibre route has been completed to create the new Botswana Kalahari fibre route.

Apr 15, 2024

Paratus express route from Jhb to Europe goes live

Using Infinera FlexILS and GX Series DWDM equipment, latency on the new route is 123 milliseconds and the Infinera equipment can support wavelengths of up to 800Gb.


Paratus Group provides resilient network capacity solutions

Paratus Group has invested in multiple subsea cables to ensure redundancy and maintain the stability of its networks.

Mar 13, 2024

Paratus completes metro fibre network roll-out in Zambia

By building this network, Paratus Zambia will provide wholesale services to mobile network operators and internet service providers.

Nov 14, 2023

Navigating new horizons

Managing director of Paratus South Africa, Kallie Carlsen’s career spans the full spectrum of telecommunications, the company says.

Oct 13, 2023

Paratus unleashes high-capacity cross-border fibre links: Mozambique to SA

One of the fibre links traverses Swaziland and the other follows the Kamati Poort route, ensuring stability and resilience with the dual-route approach, the company says.

Jul 25, 2023

The Paratus road king

After a short sabbatical, Colwyn van Rensburg has returned to the Paratus Group as chief development officer.

Jun 27, 2023

Paratus announces its biggest data centre project yet

The Paratus Group announces the construction of its third DC in Angola and fifth in southern Africa.

Jun 13, 2023

Equiano cable activated in Namibia

Equiano has landing points in Lisbon, Benin, Nigeria, St Helena, Namibia and South Africa.

Apr 26, 2023

Paratus Zambia receives gateway licence

Paratus Zambia and the other five data gateway licensees in Zambia hold exclusive rights to import and export internet data capacity.

Apr 20, 2023

Why do you need to be data-centric?

Take the strain off your infrastructure, your costs and your stress levels, says Gert Duvenhage, COO of Paratus Group.

Apr 19, 2023

A desert rose among thorny legal issues

Ana Santos is the Paratus Group’s chief legal officer. She’s been with the group since 2016 and is based in Luanda, Angola.

Mar 30, 2023

Fast Congo DRC fibre highway goes live

Fast Congo's 620-kilometre fibre-optic network link between Muanda on the West Coast and Kinshasa is now active.

Nov 24, 2022

The Paratus Group’s top operator

The new COO of the Paratus Group in Africa, Gert Duvenhage smooths the way.

Nov 11, 2022

Paratus, Meta sign fibre deal for Zambian towns

Companies announce an investment to build a 900km open access metro fibre network in Zambia to improve high-quality connectivity in under-served communities in 10 Zambian cities and towns.

Nov 11, 2022

OneWeb, Paratus sign multi-year gateway installation agreement

Paratus will build a OneWeb teleport (gateway) in Angola, which will serve to provide low earth orbit (LEO) services to Angola and surrounding SADC countries.

Aug 8, 2022

New Paratus Armada DC to power Africa’s digital transformation

Launch of Namibia’s largest carrier neutral DC signals the country’s readiness to participate in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).

Jul 21, 2022

ITA officially rebrands to Paratus Angola

Internet Technologies Angola (ITA) has officially changed its name.

Jun 23, 2022

The cable has landed

Paratus Group, together with Telecom Namibia, had been selected to build the cable landing station (CLS) for the Equiano subsea internet cable in Namibia.