Yahsat joins Iway for better Uganda broadband service

Monday, Nov 30, 2015

Yahsat, a leading satellite broadband provider for Africa,  has launched new services under a partnership with internet services provider iWay Africa.

This is expected to improve satellite broadband connectivity in Uganda via its Yah click services.

Speaking during the launch in Kampala last week, Yahsat Regional Director for Africa Kevin Viret said the partnership will create high speed broad band via satellite to internet users in Uganda where penetration is still very slow and  dominated by telecom companies.

“We are delighted to launch  our new services with iWay Africa  to deliver  Yah-clicks  quality  high  speed  broadband  via satellite  to Uganda . We value the local  experience  iWay Africa brings  to the partnership  and believe today’s  launch will help  in driving  reliable  connectivity  across the country,” he said

According to him  Ugandan will get Instant  connectivity  national wide  to the internet  via small  satellite  dish  and satellite  modern  anywhere  in Uganda .The satellite  technology  provides  reliable weather –proof  internet  services  without  the need  for terrestrial Infrastructure  which are very expensive to the services provider .

Godfrey Sserwamukoko, the iWay Africa Chief Executive Officer said the partnership  will  enable  iWay Africa  Uganda  to offer  Ka band  VSAT  connectivity  in areas are not currently covered by other services providers like the telecom companies.

“The partnership is going to support iWay to improve on our infrastructures and this will also lead to quality of services to be offered by iWay Africa Uganda” he explained      

Iway Africa  is one of the leading  internet services  provider  in Africa.  The company  has been offering  internet solutions  over  satellite  fibre optic and wireless network while Yahsat  is a Middle East-based multipurpose  satellite  solution  services provider  for both government and commercia broadband , broadcast.  Products include  Yah Click ,Yah Services  and Yah Link.

Yah Click offers broad band  satellite  solutions for home and business while as  Yah  Services  offers  managed  solutions  and  government  capacity  all these products will be offered by iWay Africa  under this new partnership.

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