Jul 4, 2022

Satellite broadband is a key component in Africa’s B2B connectivity mix. Now it’s a step closer

The regulatory approval achieved by Starlink in Mozambique and Nigeria is a positive development for our entire industry said Dawie de Wet, CEO of Q-KON.

Dec 10, 2021

FNB engages Twoobii as point-of-sale connectivity partner

The successful certification is the result of stringent network testing to ensure full compliance with all security and FNB network criteria.

Oct 29, 2021

Closing the connectivity divide

McKinsey estimates it would cost $700 billion to $900 billion to bring true high band 5G connectivity to countries 25% of the global population.

Jul 13, 2021

Smart satellites offer connectivity solutions whatever the weather

Smart satellite systems like the Twoobii-on-Flex service operated by Intelsat are engineered to continue to deliver excellent signal strength even during heavy rainfall.

Mar 4, 2020

Satellite services for a 5G future

Satellites can help 5G networks achieve sub-1ms latency by multi-casting content to caches located at individual cells, says Q-KON Africa.

Feb 4, 2020

What is coming for satellite?

While the satellite industry will remain a niche environment best suited to be developed by specialist service providers, the industry is undergoing major developments, is increasing in performance and lowering cost says Q-KON.

Jun 6, 2019

Is SpaceX StarLink launched for Africa?

The SpaceX StarLink service offers benefits to connect all "off-grid" users as well as providing a high-reliable, easy to deploy fibre-alternative service - it does build a compelling case that Africa can't ignore says Q-KON Group.

Running a country's businesses on satellite
Why even consider satellite as a communication medium? Simple: Because it works, it's reliable and it is the best cost alternative says Q-KON.
15 May 2019
Apr 23, 2019

Overview of how the Twoobii solution enables telephony services

The Twoobii solution was also specifically engineered to support the implementation of IP telephony services using VoIP technology. Q-KON offers a brief outline of what is required to implement the solution.

Making satellite work for your business
The very first perspective we should consider to truly understand the satellite services industry is revenue, and revenue potential, says Q-KON.
23 Apr 2019
Mar 27, 2019

Satellite mostly cheaper than 3G

If Twoobii was a country, it would rank #75 globally and #15 in bub-Saharan Africa as per the Cable.co.uk survey, at $3,50/GB, claims Q-KON.

Aug 14, 2018

The unique capabilities of satellite data connections

South Africa's Internet penetration is three percentage points above the Southern African average, and one percentage point above the global average, according to Q-KON.

May 14, 2018

Do you need a managed or broadband service?

As an experienced "off-grid" solutions and services provider, Q-KON has the resources to offer highly specialised Managed Services as well as options for Broadband Services.

Why banks are using satellite services
One of South Africa's largest banks uses satellite connectivity as very high availability back-up, for trusted ATM and point-of-sale or as a failsafe for disaster recovery connectivity, says Dawie de Wet, CEO of Q-KON.
07 May 2018
May 2, 2018

South Africa 1st with Inclusive Internet ranking

Twenty years after the Internet was first introduced, the quest continues to measure, understand and strengthen the impact of broadband services on every level of our society says Q-KON.

Feb 13, 2018

Q-KON launches the first regional gateway network in Africa using the iDirect Multi-carrier Mesh Solution

Dawie de Wet, CEO, Q-KON, sits down with iDirect and offers his perspective on the financial market in Africa, and becoming the first on the continent to launch a regional gateway network using iDirect's mesh solution.

Jan 15, 2018

Q-KON World First To Deploy iDirect Regional Node Solution To Provide Critical Primary And Backup Communication For A Financial VSAT Network In Swaziland

In a world first, Q-KON successfully deployed a satellite Regional Node solution to provide critical primary and backup communication for a financial VSAT network in Swaziland.

Satellite helps bridge digital divide in Africa
There are many remote regions all around Africa where it is easy to feel isolated from the rest of the world.
04 Sep 2017