Newsletter: February 2020

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Newsletter: February 2020

What is coming for Satellite?

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Faster, more bandwidth, lower cost – these general ICT drivers are equally applied in the satellite industry. Already using GEO HTS networks we are reaching 3G price points and with planned MEO networks will introduce satellite point-to-point links at fibre pricings and with lower latencies.

The 2017 NSR report predicts that by 2021 a total of 1.9Tbps capacity will be available on the global HTS networks, up from 0.5Tbps in 2017.

With demand increasing, satellite networks multiplying in capacity and costs reducing the applications for satellite services is becoming more and more in today’s world of always on, always connected. To read more go to

Maropeng Becomes a Cashless Environment

At Maropeng, home of the cradle on mankind, trading and business was compromised due to poor communication services which was made even worse since management was under pressure to move to a cash-less environment for improved security and control.

FNB provided an elegant solution by selecting the Q-KON satellite service that is certified for financial transactions and provides “anywhere” connectivity. Linked with a Wi-Fi network all trading is now done reliably. To read more go to:

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Mobile Satellite Support for Enduro Race – Lesotho

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The past weekend, Twoobii branded vehicle left on 520km journey with Mobile Satellite trailer to attend Live Lesotho National Enduro Round 1, near Maseru. Round 1 falls part of the 8-event series, which will continue throughout 2020.

The reason for Mobile antenna unit to attend racing, is that we can to assist race control with recordings of race results for the race and free Wi-Fi is offered to our valuable customers.

See you in Round 2!

Did you Know?

Solar eclipse occurs because the sun is exactly 400 times the size of the moon, but the moon is 400 times closer to Earth.

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