Eutelsat Communications’ (Euronext Paris: ETL), and TelOne (Pvt) Limited, one of Zimbabwe’s leading Internet Service Providers, have signed a master service agreement to bring high quality satellite broadband to Zimbabwe.
Under the terms of the multi-year agreement with Eutelsat’s broadband division, Konnect Africa, starting in March of 2021, TelOne (Pvt) Limited will leverage the EUTELSAT KONNECT satellite to bring connectivity to households and businesses located in remote and rural locations across Zimbabwe.
Artistic rendition of the EUTELSAT KONNECT satellite on-orbit.
EUTELSAT KONNECT is a new-generation, HTS offering unprecedented operational flexibility that has been gradually entering service since November of 2020. With 75 Gbps of Ka-band capacity across a network of 65 spotbeams, the satellite provides quasi-complete coverage of Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa.