From IT News Africa
Q-KON, a service provider and systems integrator, deployed a satellite Regional Node solution to provide primary and backup communication for a financial VSAT network in Swaziland. Q-KON partnered with VT iDirect, a member of Vision Technologies Systems (VT Systems) for the installation – a world first.
Q-KON is a telecommunications system integrator and project house with almost 30 years’ experience in the financial sector in most African countries. With a long history of communications networks in Swaziland, Q-KON was approached by a major bank in Swaziland to provide reliable primary and backup communication for their ATM’s and branches, both in-country and back to its International Headquarters located in South Africa.
The financial sector is one of the most rapidly evolving verticals in Africa. The drive to increase financial inclusion and expanding the customer base relies heavily on a high availability communication network not bounded by geographical constraints. VSAT connectivity remains the ultimate “always on, anywhere” communication medium that can enable self-service banking at ATMs, online banking, reliable POS connectivity, retail banking and voice and telephony needs. Read More