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YahClick, the satellite internet service from Vox Telecom, was the first Ka-band satellite broadband service to launch in South Africa. It has changed the face of connectivity and enables consumers and businesses around the country to access high-speed internet at prices that are comparable to terrestrial services. As a sign of what's to come, Vox Telecom has now launched a range of new services on their YahClick platform, offering either double or treble the bandwidth to customers without much of a change in price.
YahClick was initially aimed at rural and outlying areas, but Vox Telecom has recognized that there are many urban areas where ADSL isn't an option due to limited available ports locally or full exchanges and have restructured their packages accordingly.
YahClick is now a viable broadband option for those who can't get ADSL, or reliable 3G, or who need a backup service in case of outages.
"We have added a huge amount of value to our packages, adding up to 400% more bandwidth that customers now have access to; and we've also now added voice-specific plans that are a perfect fit for products such as the Vox Supafone," says YahClick product manager, Jacques Visser. "We have packages retailing at less than R50 per GB, which is an average of up to 8 times cheaper than most of our competitors and another first for South Africa."
Installation can be done in one day anywhere within the YahClick coverage area and the technology now also offers the additional options of IP telephony, static IP addresses and Virtual Private Network (VPN) capability.
With trained installers around the country, Vox Telecom ensures fast turnaround times and access to reliable support.
"We will also be adding two exciting new uncapped solutions from the middle of December 2012," says Visser.