Planetsky and Real Image join forces to improve high-speed internet in Sub-Saharan

September 21, 2009

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LIMASSOL, Cyprus -- Real Image Ltd, a pioneer in the provision of Internet Services and customized communications solutions in Swaziland, has signed a contract with leading provider of satellite communications Planetsky Ltd, in order to make the next generation of broadband services available to Sub-Saharan Africa.

The strategic alliance is a move forward for Real Image, who introduced high-speed internet in Swaziland in 1999, as the solution that Planetsky has engineered for Real image will be a first of its kind in Sub-Saharan Africa. Under the contract, Planetsky will provide Real Image with a complete turn-key, self managed, platform for the provision of one-way satellite broadband DVB-IP service to Real Image’s customers. End users of the service will subsequently notice increased performance and higher download speed.

Shane V. Hawkins, GM & COO at Planetsky states: “Using Planetsky’s VelocitySAT™ platform, Real Image will have full control over the services offered to their customers. Using an on-line interface, Real Image has the ability to provision capacity and manage bandwidth as they please. The solution is scalable in capacity and features, therefore, allowing Real Image to expand their services as needed and when required. The strategic alliance with Real Image will foster growth of broadband services throughout the region and we are excited to be associated with a market leader like Real Image.”


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