IS Internet Solutions, Konnect Africa announce partnership deal

BY: Daily Graphic
Mrs Yvette Atekpe — Regional Managing Director, IS Internet Solutions
Mrs Yvette Atekpe — Regional Managing Director, IS Internet Solutions

IS Internet Solutions and Konnect Africa have announced a partnership to provide broadband services through satellite technology.

The partnership will enable the delivery of high-quality and affordable broadband services to private users, businesses and public services and contribute to bridging the digital gap in Ghana.

Commenting on the new agreement, the Regional Managing Director of IS Internet Solutions, Mrs Yvette Atekpe, said the combination of Konnect Africa’s satellite infrastructure and IS Internet Solutions’ expertise in service delivery and customer support would offer broadband connectivity to rural and urban areas in Ghana.

According to her, the demand for universal and affordable access to the Internet was very high for the company’s customers and they were also constantly looking for the best technology to meet their needs.

She also added that satellite broadband was the way of the future and “we aim to work with trustworthy partners such as Konnect Africa to offer quality high-speed broadband at affordable prices”.

Creation of jobs

For his part, the Chief Executive Officer of Konnect Africa, Jean-Claude Tshipama, said IS Internet Solutions would leverage Konnect Africa’s commitment to create new jobs in the region.
He also indicated that installers would be provided with specific training and rewarded to further improve the quality of services and motivation.

Broadband satellite, according to him, was a key technology to bridge the digital divide in Africa by allowing connectivity to all through coverage of all territories.

“We are delighted to initiate this partnership with IS Internet Solutions in Ghana. Our vision is to enable universal coverage for all populations in Ghana and Africa so that people can leverage the full potential of digital connectivity to access information, grow businesses and boost economic development,” Mr Tshipama said.