By Olubunmi Adeniyi
Lagos. February 1, 2013: K-NET has announced the launch of triple-play voice, data and video services across sub-Saharan Africa to deliver a new range of broadband Internet service packages offering businesses and consumers improved levels of performance and value for money.
K-NET, headquartered in Accra, Ghana is a leading African telecoms company serving the sub-Saharan African region. It supplies major multinational and national corporations with wide area network (WAN) services and large and small enterprises and consumers with broadband Internet access.
The company says these services are available anywhere and everywhere throughout 16 West and Central African countries, from the most densely-populated urban areas to the most sparsely-populated rural locations.
The new broadband Internet services from K-NET are available anywhere in Nigeria, DRC, Ghana, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Guinea,Benin, Rwanda, Burundi, Sierra Leone, Togo, Central African Republic, Congo, Liberia, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, according to K-NET.
K-NET offers digital TV and radio broadcast services across the region from its state-of-the-art teleport and data centre located at McCarthy Hill in Accra, including both contribution and direct to home (DTH) satellite TV broadcast, the company says adding that its platform for digital TV delivers H.264/MPEG4 content using the DVB digital standard across sub-Saharan Africa.
K-NET says its complete range of service packages are designed to meet the wide range of needs and budgets from small businesses and consumers to large enterprises and heavy downloaders.
Its new entry-level Connect packages are designed to offer very reliable and very high performance business-grade Internet services at retail pricing starting from just $30 per month with download speeds of 1Mbps.
The top-of-the-range Premium packages are designed to meet the connectivity needs of the most demanding Internet users, with download speeds of 8Mbps and peak-time download volumes of up to 100GB per month, the company announced in a statement.
“All the packages offer unlimited download volumes during off-peak hours. No matter which service package is selected, K-NET delivers the most reliable Internet service available on the African continent, with a service availability of 99.7%. K-NET provides local sales and after-sales support across the whole territory to ensure the highest levels of customer support”, the company says.