AfricaCom 2018

AfricaCom 2018, Cape Town, November 12th-15th, Cape Town International Convention Centre.

This year at AfricaCom, Forsway will spotlight innovative solutions developed to launch cost-efficient broadband internet services for hard-to-reach regions that are lacking reliable internet access. Features include the robust, high performance Odin F-50 hybrid satellite router and Freya F-55 hybrid terminal with the functionality of a modern TV/PVR receiver. The Forsway technology is enabling rapid roll-out of services and reduced investment in infrastructure in the region.

Highlights at AfricaCom 2018:

  • AfricaCom Expo 2018: The unique Forsway Odin F-50 hybrid satellite router will be on display on partner stand, Arabsat, at stand number C67- in hall 3
  • SES Africa Industry Days 2018 (iD 18), Nov. 12, 11:20 am panel discussion:
    Panel: “The future of broadcast in Africa: innovating platforms and devices that will shape the user experience”
    Panelist: Tobias Forsell, CEO, Forsway is participating in a feature technology panel together with other industry leaders Broadpeak, Quadrille, Sentech and Newtec

    Forsway will be on-site during AfricaCom to provide expert guidance for solving broadband challenges. Pre-book a meeting: Anders Brandter, Global Sales & Marketing, anders.brandter@forsway.com, mobile / WhatsApp +46701441033.

    Odin F-50 hybrid satellite router:

    • A high-performance, one-way satellite router eliminates need to deploy additional infrastructure – furnishes significant operator cost savings and delivery of highly cost-efficient broadband
    • Provides rapid deployment of robust, satellite-based internet services to regions grappling with insufficient infrastructure or capacity
    • Furnishes competitive alternative to VSAT and eliminates for satellite communications license

    Freya F-55 hybrid terminal for TV operators:

    • Taps and combines Odin features with the functionality of a modern TV/PVR receiver. Enables TV operators to easily integrate internet-based services – all with one end-user client device
    • Combination of IP over satellite and HDMI output also enables the latest offerings such as multicast content displayed directly on a TV and push VOD (Video On-Demand) content
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