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Overcoming hunger with IoT and MikroTik LoRaWAN

Overcoming hunger with IoT and MikroTik LoRaWAN

Poverty and hunger are top-of-mind problems today in the wake of Covid-19. Without creative ways of keeping agricultural and associated industries up and running, starvation will be a deep-rooted problem for some time to come. The IoT ecosystem, which can be defined as the connection between machines, devices and people, is one of the most [...]
Expand your network capacity while decreasing costs!

Expand your network capacity while decreasing costs!

The more agile and nimble your business is right now, the better positioned it is to have the resilience to survive and overcome the challenges faced by many companies across the globe right now. Before Covid-19, the demand for connectivity had already been increasing as companies began realising the importance of digitisation. Remaining competitive while [...]
Overcoming rain-fade and extending reach with Siklu

Overcoming rain-fade and extending reach with Siklu

We understand that ISPs like to push the boundaries of what is possible, which may lead to deteriorated performance when links are literally stretched to the maximum of their capabilities. Which is why we typically recommend that ISPs do not deploy stand-alone E-band links over distances longer than four kilometres. Even though Siklu’s E-Band radios, [...]
MiRO MD talks about the hybrid workplace during COVID-19

MiRO MD talks about the hybrid workplace during COVID-19

We have seen quite a lot of media coverage around the global impact of the Coronavirus on our socio-economic landscape. There is the pessimistic view and then there is the optimistic view, but today we will take a slightly different angle – the opportunistic view of the office-work-from-home business. Most of us have been preaching [...]
Keep Collaborating, Keep Productive and Keep Moving Forward

Keep Collaborating, Keep Productive and Keep Moving Forward

Hudaco Industries is a South African group that specialises in the importation and distribution of high quality branded automotive, industrial, and electrical consumables. Within this group, there are over 33 companies spread over every major industry in SA. With the recent lockdown and subsequent social distancing guidelines set out by the government, Hudaco needed a [...]
Keeping up critical communications with Cambium Networks ePMP range

Keeping up critical communications with Cambium Networks ePMP range

Many businesses are resuming operations under strict precautionary measures such as continued social distancing and mandatory protective gear. Furthermore, President Cyril Ramaphosa is still encouraging a work from home strategy and allowing staff that can work remotely to do so. This strategy has called for rapid technological advances as a response to the new challenges [...]
MiRO’s 5G fixed wireless solution

MiRO’s 5G fixed wireless solution

Communications are an increasingly vital factor for economies around the world and as we adapt to the new ‘’normal’’ we become even more dependent on reliable and stable connectivity. The importance of having a robust network solution that can be rolled out seamlessly and efficiently is more evident than before. To deliver on the need [...]
Leave no room for network vulnerabilities with this next-gen firewall

Leave no room for network vulnerabilities with this next-gen firewall

Network security threats are at an all-time high as many people transition to work from home. Since the announcement about COVID-19 by our President on 15th March 2020, businesses have reported a marked increase in the various scams utilising COVID-19. Many of these scams are phishing emails and other malicious attacks, taking advantage of overlooked [...]
How to build a wireless ISP with RADWIN – Part 2

How to build a wireless ISP with RADWIN – Part 2

Effective planning is critical to the success of your wireless network. In the second part of this wireless series, we cover the why when it comes to planning. Planning gives a good indication of the expected performance of your network and will make it easier to maintain and manage your network in the future. Missed [...]
The new frontier in safety and security

The new frontier in safety and security

Touchless biometric technology is the next generation of tools that go beyond fingerprint recognition and into state-of-the-art facial recognition. While facial recognition has been around for some time now, its accessibility and affordability has prevented everyday use. Now, however, it has become the ideal access control solution for better hygiene and minimises the spread of [...]
Improve network performance while reducing the time and cost of provisioning and management

Improve network performance while reducing the time and cost of provisioning and management

With the global lockdowns and a mass drive to work from home, cloud-managed solutions have enabled companies to get employees on-line and productive in a remarkably short space of time. The responsibility now lies on IT teams and internet service providers to provide an optimal network experience for end-users.  There is a  constant need for [...]
A word from our MD

A word from our MD

Dear customers and team members, After the latest presidential announcement updating the nation that our lockdown will be extended by another two weeks (fingers crossed), I thought it good to share some of my thoughts for the future. The COVID-19 pandemic is the biggest challenge the world has faced in recent decades. It’s also clear [...]
How to expand your network capacity with MikroTik!

How to expand your network capacity with MikroTik!

At no point in time has the importance of telecommunications been as much under the spotlight, as the drive to work from home escalates in response to global lockdowns. The increasing demand for high-capacity and faster data transmission rates over long distances has made fibre optic networks the go-to strategy. According to Maggie Kruger, MiRO [...]
COVID-19 Highlights the Digital Divide

COVID-19 Highlights the Digital Divide

As the world struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the primary tools being used to combat the virus is isolation. Whatever the term – isolation, social distancing from others, stay at home or shelter in place - the net effect is to confine large swaths of the population to their homes. Many companies are [...]
Splynx 3.0 has landed!

Splynx 3.0 has landed!

The best all-in-one ISP billing solution has just got better, now offering more advanced features and optimised areas to make it even more functional and user friendly for wireless ISPs (WISP). Splynx is an ISP billing software created specifically for internet service providers (ISPs), WISPs and network administrators. Splynx 3.0 builds on this already powerful [...]
Get a Competitive Edge in a Demanding Wireless Market

Get a Competitive Edge in a Demanding Wireless Market

As the landscape for wireless ISP's evolves, more networks are being deployed and wireless interference grows and essentially results in congestion and performance issues. At the same time, home users demand more capacity and higher connection speeds. To address these challenges, Ubiquiti has developed their industry-leading airMAX technology. However, we understand that great technology should [...]
Remotely manage your solar energy systems​

Remotely manage your solar energy systems​

Being able to remotely monitor your solar energy systems are vital to reducing time and costs associated with site visits. To ensure the maximum productivity and availability, it is crucial to closely monitor the performance of your solar power plants to make sure that everything is running smoothly, and the electricity generation rate is upheld.  [...]
Powerful communication and security networks for schools

Powerful communication and security networks for schools

Grandstream’s range of solutions enables you to build a powerful communication and security network, that supports the flow of communication while keeping any school or college safe and secure. Apart from providing education, schools must provide a safe environment for their students. This can be achieved with Grandstream’s series of facility access devices that enable [...]
How to choose the right Multi-cell DECT Solution

How to choose the right Multi-cell DECT Solution

Does your business hinge on its communications solution? Do you work in a large office where the range of a single cell (consists of one base station) DECT solution just won't cut it? Do you require a lot of handsets or simultaneous calls? Then you’ll be better off with a multi-cell DECT solution. A multi-cell [...]
How to build a wireless ISP with RADWIN – Part 1

How to build a wireless ISP with RADWIN – Part 1

Wireless is the ideal technology for driving broadband to the last mile, but without the necessary skills and knowledge it can become a challenging and costly exercise. When deployed properly broadband has the potential to be a once off capital investment (capex), that becomes a recurring source of income, without generating significant operating costs (opex). [...]
Can’t do E-band? Why not leverage the latest and greatest in licensed microwave backhaul technology?

Can’t do E-band? Why not leverage the latest and greatest in licensed microwave backhaul technology?

With the growing demand for mobile and fixed wireless services, service providers are forced to rapidly deploy high speed, flexible, scalable and highly reliable backhaul solutions to keep up. To address this challenge NEC's licensed microwave technology offers interference-free, carrier-grade performance and availability. This licensed band wireless technology grants you right of way to your [...]
Get to know the Cambium Force 300 Subscriber Modules

Get to know the Cambium Force 300 Subscriber Modules

Wireless service providers are constantly faced with the challenge to provide reliable connectivity as the scarcity of spectrum looms and the demand for higher bandwidth skyrockets. Cambium Networks' latest addition to their ePMP portfolio, the Force 300 range, address these challenges and extend wireless connectivity options for service provides. These ePMP Force 300 subscriber modules [...]
4 things a WISP shouldn’t struggle with

4 things a WISP shouldn’t struggle with

 1. Interference Interference is a common and troublesome issue that WISPs are constantly faced with. The lack of wires that makes wireless so attractive is also what makes it more prone to interference. This interference is mainly caused by the number of devices that operate within the same frequency. To combat this issue RADWIN developed [...]
Cambium Network’s Introduces cnVision: The world’s first ONVIF compliant wireless solution for cameras

Cambium Network’s Introduces cnVision: The world’s first ONVIF compliant wireless solution for cameras

Video security is more important today than ever before and you simply cannot compromise on security when it comes to backhauling mission-critical video. Imagine being offered a secure and reliable wireless connectivity platform specifically designed to meet the demands of your mission-critical video surveillance. Cambium Networks made this a reality by integrating their wireless expertise [...]
An industrial switch now built by your favorite brand

An industrial switch now built by your favorite brand

Are you looking for a cloud-managed, durable industrial switching solution without paying an arm & a leg? Then Ubiquiti's durable UniFi industrial switch is for you, as it enables you to expand, power and control your network in the harshest environments without compromising on your network uptime. It’s fanless industrial-grade design is plenum-rated and can [...]
Work from home with this LTE & Wi-Fi access point

Work from home with this LTE & Wi-Fi access point

Is your Internet connection slow? Does it take forever for websites to load? Is your favourite Netflix show constantly buffering? These could all be symptoms of a congested and slow LTE router. MikroTik has introduced a compact yet powerful solution that is the perfect remedy for all your LTE struggles. The wAP ac LTE access [...]