MicroLink Selects DiViNetworks to Provide Upstream Data Capacity
The Zambian ISP subscribes to the DiViCloud capacity service on top of its existing Internet connectivity from Liquid Telecom and Gateway Communications
LONDON, January 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
MicroLink, a leading ISP in Zambia, selected DiViNetworks to expand its current Internet connectivity provided by Liquid Telecom, Gateway Communications and soon over EASSY through the Microlink-Gilat joint venture. The DiViCloud service delivers additional capacity over the existing physical link, while improving QoE.
DiViNetworks is a global provider of virtual capacity, offering international and domestic wholesale bandwidth at HALF PRICE. DiViNetworks serves ISPs worldwide, leveraging its DiViCloud network of smart nodes, which generate additional capacity using cutting edge technology.
"DiViNetworks provides the most cost-effective alternative for capacity expansion," says John Taylor, Chief Executive Officer of MicroLink. "DiViNetworks' unique offering enables us to successfully contain the exploding demand for bandwidth in our market."
MicroLink's international data traffic is steered to the DiVicloud PoP in London, using standard peering. The data is compacted without any loss of information and sent to Zambia over the existing Liquid and Gateway links. In Zambia, the compacted traffic meets a device located in MicroLink's premises, which reverts the data back exactly to its original form. Compacting the data makes room for additional traffic over the international link. This added virtual capacity is offered at half price.
"We are glad to have been selected by MicroLink," says Tsahie Lavi, VP Regional Business Unit MEA. "Proliferation of broadband services in Africa is inhibited by the high price of international bandwidth. To satisfy the demand Africa urgently needs affordable capacity, reflected in our booming success in the region."
DiViNetworks is a global provider of affordable data capacity for network operators and service providers. Using cloud-based solutions, DiViNetworks generates data capacity at any location worldwide, over any combination of physical capacity providers, enabling ISPs to obtain bandwidth at HALF the MARKET PRICE. For more information, visit us at http://www.divinetworks.com, and follow us on LinkedIn.
Microlink received an Internet Service Providers license in Zambia in 2002 and pioneered affordable wireless internet to the market outside of the largest corporates. With offices in over 10 cities and points of presence in a further ten, it is well placed to provide internet to much of the population in Zambia. One of the first broadband providers in Zambia, it was also the first provider to have implemented Wimax / 4G in multiple locations in the country. It seeks to provide solutions for the home user to the largest corporate and for more information please visit http://www.microlink.zm.
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SOURCE DiViNetworks Ltd.
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