TechInAfrica – A Gondwana International Networks (GIN) subsidiary, AfricaOnline, has launched its new service, JOLA, a broadband satellite service powered by Avanti’s HYLAS4 satellite. The new service offers a high-speed service that will cover the whole country using multiple spot beams. The launching of the new JOLA service was announced at an event held in Accra on April 9.
Managing Director at AfricaOnline Ghana, Foster Plender remarked: “We are proud to be the first to launch the Avanti HYLAS4 service in Ghana. Our rigorous testing over the past few months has given us the confidence that our customers will be very satisfied with the quality of service and speeds of up to 35Mbps download.”
The new JOLA will cover the entire country, including the most remote locations. According to Plender, the service can be seen as a business continuity service in urban areas. It uncovers new opportunities for the country development by connected all the population. Furthermore, the JOLA service meets the needs of many sectors in the country, including in education, hospitality, financing, educations, agriculture, and so on.
GIN’s subsidiary, iWayAfrica, has collaborated with Avanti since 2013 to provide high-speed satellite services in the Southern and Eastern Africa. In August last year, GIN was held Master Distributor status for its new service, HYLAS4.