Paratus Metro Fiber Network in Zambia Has Been Fully Deployed

In collaboration with Meta Platforms, Paratus Zambia has declared the launch of its metro fiber network. In other words, Paratus metro fiber network in Zambia has been fully deployed.

Paratus Metro Fiber Network in Zambia Has Been Fully Deployed
Paratus Metro Fiber Network in Zambia Has Been Fully Deployed

Paratus Metro Fiber Network in Zambia Has Been Fully Deployed

The project to build a 700km open-access metro fiber network that will provide high-quality connectivity in underserved regions in ten Zambian cities and towns was started in the fourth quarter of 2022 by Paratus Zambia, a subsidiary of pan-African network operator Paratus Group1.

Using this recently constructed fiber network, Paratus will make use of the fiber cores to offer its customers dependable, high-capacity last-mile connectivity.

Paratus Zambia will be able to offer wholesale services to internet service providers and mobile network operators by constructing this network.

In addition to improving the current Paratus infrastructure and generating hundreds of employments for the local community, the project will now provide more dependable services and better coverage.

Long-term Commitment to Transforming Africa

The network will also connect to the carrier-neutral Paratus data center in Lusaka, where the company provides direct high-quality connectivity, colocation, and cloud services to local enterprises.

Paratus Zambia country manager Marius van Vuuren said: “We are very proud to have worked with Meta on this project and we are delighted to be helping to provide millions of people and thousands of businesses with the opportunity to connect to the internet via a faster and more secure fibre network.”

Metro fibre will be available in Lusaka, Kitwe, Ndola, Livingstone, Chingola, Chililabombwe, Solwezi, Chambishi, Kabwe, and Mufulira.

Paratus is the superior network in Africa. The group’s infrastructure investment, made with a view toward the future, highlights its long-term commitment to transforming Africa through superior digital infrastructure and customer service.

Company’s Expanded Network

An enthusiastic and competent operational team oversees Paratus in seven African nations: Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zambia.

The company’s expanded network offers a satellite connectivity-focused service to numerous customer satellite connections around the continent in over 35 African countries.

This provides end-to-end service excellence and links enterprises throughout Africa. The group has an international presence in Europe, the United Kingdom, and the United States in addition to Africa.



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