News from Angola – The centrality of Caála, in the province of Huambo, has since last week had a new broadband internet service installed.
By Amilton Victor
This is an initiative by Paratus, a company operating in the satellite connectivity sector within the scope of the Maxnet project, a residential fiber broadband service in the region.
The arrival of Maxnet will allow the inhabitants of Centralidade da Caála to have access to ultra-fast internet (between 10 and 20 Megs, according to the contracted plan) with a stable connection and a high level of security.
According to a press release, which Notícia de Angola had access to today, this new service includes technological solutions that will provide access to cost-effective telecommunications services of greater relevance and contribute to increased productivity, competitiveness and economic growth of governments , companies and families.
In the province of Huambo, Paratus has installed the fiber optic network at the Centrality of Lossambo since August 2021, the first Centrality to receive Maxnet services in the country.
According to Francisco Pinto Leite, Director General of Paratus Angola, with this urban center of Caála, there are more than thirty thousand homes in centralities in the country that have installed Maxnet services, and it is expected that by the end of this more than 50 thousand are installed throughout the country”.
The Maxnet service is present in six more provinces such as Luanda, Bié, Cuanza Sul, Namibe, Cabinda and Bengo, with plans for future openings in the centrality Praia Amelia, Namibe and in the centrality of Lobito, in Benguela.
The expansion of the Paratus service in the province and throughout the national territory reinforces the digital inclusion of the Angolan population.
Founded in 2003 as ITA, Paratus is managed by an operational team of professionals in seven African countries such as Angola, South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, DRC and Zambia.
The company’s extended network provides a service focused on satellite connectivity in more than 35 African countries.