Zimbabwe is set to get the recently launched AL YAH 3 Satellite commercial services under the Next Africa project.
Next Africa project is the new service from X SAT Global Group, a UAE-based company with over 15 years’ experience in the Telecommunications industry. NEXT Africa provides any off-grid entrepreneur, school, clinic with cost-effective Internet connection (Ka-band HTS). In collaboration with Regain 37 PVT Ltd a privately Zimbabwean registered social enterprise, under its recently launched Zimbabwe Smart Sustainable Cities Initiative with emphasis on the Smart Education pillar, as identified in the National ICT Policy, which was launched earlier this year by His Excellency, The President of the Republic of Zimbabwe E.D Mnangagwa.
The Next Africa project will greatly empower the connected communities’ theme, in off grid and underserved communities. which seeks to digitally empower the ordinary citizen, from children to adults, students, researchers, entrepreneurs in their daily productive cycles thereby promoting their right to digital information.
Regain 37 PVT Ltd, has identified all the major local ISPs to deploy the internet connectivity to major schools, clinics and vocational training centres.
X-Sat Global Group, and Regain 37 PVT Ltd, are focusing on providing the technology, software and hardware while our local ISP partners, provide the last mile connectivity and support in this project.
Under this partnership the three entities are driven to provide the best connectivity and devices that allows a pupil in a public school or private school to benefit from the internet connectivity via real time interactive devices, something that most of the competing solutions have failed to provide.
Regain 37 PVT Ltd; Founder and CEO, Tawanda Jonathan Mushawedu had this to say about the project,” for us at Zimbabwe Smart Sustainable Cities initiative this is a great fulfilment of our calling, the beginning of “creating a world class citizen” as our motto boldly claims, we believe the rural folk too deserves access to the digital world of endless possibilities.”
X-SAT Global UAE, CEO, Gleb Larionov also expressed excitement to provide Al Yah 3 connection to Zimbabwe.
“We are excited to provide Al Yah 3 connection in Zimbabwe. Next Africa will provide a super-fast, reliable and cost-effective satellite connections via Yahsat to Zimbabwean business and government companies.”