Internet connectivity to the homes and offices has been taken to another level since fiber roll out by telecommunications giant, Econet.
This was revealed by Econet’s SME and HVC Manager, ‘Makhoarai Kobiso in an interview this week. Kobiso said that in order to ensure that customers benefit from Econet’s biggest fiber network, the company is continuing to expand services to areas around Maseru. Fiber offers internet connectivity at the lightning speeds of up to 100mega bits per second.
Kobiso said that customers are awestruck by uninterrupted internet browsing and video streaming at home and at the offices. There is full fiber coverage at Lesia, Thetsane West, Thetsane East, Masowe 1, Masowe 2, Masowe 3, Masowe 4, Katlehong, Maseru West, Maseru East, Moshoeshoe II, Stadium Area, Hillsview and Florida. This means that Customers residing at these areas are already enjoying high speed internet connectivity through fiber.
She recapped that the company has plans to invest more on fiber roll out in order to cover the rest of the country. “We want to ensure that customers in the other districts get the chance to enjoy the flawless speed that Econet is bringing through fiber connectivity,” said Kobiso.
“Faster and reliable connection means work is done in half the time than before for both parents and children whose homes or workplaces have been connected with fiber” added Kobiso.
Kobiso maintained that fiber’s reliability, passiveness and its susceptibleness to damage is the reason why Econet is gradually replacing copper with it as the latter is prone to theft and damage.
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