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Mavoni, O3b Networks partner on broadband for schools

Monday 13 June 2011 | 10:26 CET | News
South African IT firm Mavoni Technologies is collaborating with satellite company O3b Networks to make internet access possible for rural communities in the country. The two companies signed a deal that will see the roll-out of broadband internet to communities in the Northern Cape, Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces over the last quarter of 2012 and the first quarter of 2013. This will be based on a satellite internet backbone with a constellation of eight medium-earth orbit satellites planned by O3b. Mavoni CEO Tinyiko Valoyi said his company wants to focus on providing internet to

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Categories: Internet / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: O3b Networks
Countries: South Africa
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