Paratus rolls out 100Gig Fiber Ring in Zambia.

Paratus rolls out 100Gig Fiber Ring in Zambia.

Pan-African telecommunications group, Paratus Zambia has rolled out a 100Gig metro fiber ring in Lusaka, Zambia.

It is expected that the fiber ring to leverage technology which will increase the bandwidth over an existing fiber network. This means that businesses can transmit data at speeds of up to 100Gbps.

With the fiber ring, Businesses do not get only speed but much-needed bandwidth for applications that need more data. It also grants access to its branches, private data centers, and cloud services such as Amazon, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud.

Paratus believes that having only a fast Internet connection is not enough, ‘businesses need a connection that won’t bite into their bottom line with the risk of outages. Staying operational in a highly competitive market is crucial and any downtime can have far-reaching and often devastating effects across many parts of your business’.

Commenting on the matter, Country Manager for Paratus Zambia, Marius van Vuuren said, “Zambia is home to businesses that require world-class, high-capacity fiber connectivity, that won’t be compromised by downtime caused by third-party service providers who rely on other networks and cost your business money. We are able to offer a single point of contact solution that maximizes your uptime and reduces costs. There is no reason to compromise on quality connectivity, quality service, and quality support.”

This is not the first time the company is helping with connectivity. Last year, Patatus activated additional capacity on the WACS submarine cable and its own Trans Kalahari Fibre via Namibia and Botswana to Sesheke, Zambia to enable businesses to be connected in the region.

Paratus delivers world-class technology that ensures that each customer gets a valuable experience. The Telecom spans across 6 African countries, including Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zambia. The company boasts of connecting over 22 African countries with ICT products and services.