By JOHN CHOLA
Airtel Zambia has announced that its business to business (B2B) vertical, Airtel Business has introduced a new enhanced Fibre connectivity solution for businesses across the country.
Airtel Zambia Business Director, Lindiwe Banda says the fibre network technology will offer a range of benefits to businesses including guaranteed bandwidth, scalable plans, security, high performance, reliability and speed.
Ms. Banda said in a statement that as part of Airtel Zambia’s commitment to businesses in the country, the fibre network will ensure businesses have access to cost-efficient internet services, and its scalable bandwidth will allow businesses to customize their bundle plans according to their needs and budget.
She added that with Airtel Fibre’s dedicated line between their local area networks (LAN) and the internet, businesses will now have access to connection speeds that have capacity for up to 10Gbps (Gigabits per second).
Businesses will also be guaranteed access to their entire bandwidth allowing them to concentrate on their day-to-day activities without internet speeds hindering them.
Banda said: “It is fantastic to be able to provide such a reliable and business-critical solutions to businesses in Zambia. With this fibre network launch, businesses can operate seamlessly allowing them to expand opportunities and grow their customer bases without any hassle related to network connectivity.”
Airtel already has over 4, 000 km of fibre spread across the country and now with the new Gigabit Passive Optical Networks (GPON) Fibre solution, small and large businesses will be connected in Lusaka, Ndola, and Kitwe.
Banda promised that the solution will be rolled out across the country in due course.