Dawie de Wet

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.
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.
May 7, 2018

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.
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.
Nov 20, 2015

OPINION: The real opportunities within Africa's satellite landscape

The continent's satellite industry is evolving at a rapid pace and with the change there is opportunity... if you know where to look.
Aug 31, 2015

OPINION: Satellite as key element for the financial services industry

Satellite networks provide an effective solution to reduce cost, increase network availability and mitigate business risks.
Aug 13, 2015

OPINION: It's possible enable broadband for everyone at zero cost

Specialist service providers can provide broadband on a large scale at no cost to the user or the government.
Jun 22, 2015

Q-KON's private networks enable satellite growth in Africa

The arrival of innovation in the satellite technology space will continue to deliver significant value to trade and commerce.
Jun 2, 2015

Q-KON enlarges its African footprint with Newtec certified partnership

Q-KON has recently boosted its footprint into Africa by establishing its partnership with the global Newtec Business Partner Program (bePART).
May 25, 2015

Africa relies on Q-KON's high-capacity, high availability satellite service

In order to ensure reliable and dependable access to the internet and corporate data networks, many businesses are turning to terrestrial networks.?