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Seamless connectivity for remote Post Offices in Africa

SatADSL’s complete and innovative solution for Post Offices brings affordable and reliable connectivity to the most remote post offices in Africa.

SatADSL’s complete and innovative solution for Post Offices brings affordable, ubiquitous and reliable connectivity in a seamless way to the most remote post offices in Africa, thanks to sophisticated yet proved technology.

The traffic generated uses the following topology:

Thanks to its carrier-grade Service Delivery Platform (SDP) integrating the most advanced technologies, SatADSL provides custom-made networking solutions, tailor made service plans and value added services including:

  • hierarchical service control & monitoring,
  • traffic prioritization and on-line billing and payments.

SatADSL SDP is an open platform connected to multiple satellites Hubs operating in various frequency bands (C, Ku and Ka bands) using different access technologies.Our PDF presentation of our postal solution

Post Office Key Features

Reliability

The complete network of SatADSL, which manages its own Network Management System (NMS), is permanently monitored thanks to check terminals located in different strategic spots in Africa.

In addition, ACM coding and modulation technology offers the most optimized link to each individual site within the satellite footprint, taking into account weather conditions - heavy rains, in particular.

We measure a service availability of > 99,5% over 1 complete year, including heavy rain periods.

service availability of > 99,5%
Service availability of > 99,5%

Security

The financial transactions can be performed whether through a full private network, using its own private IP addresses provided by SatADSL. In which case, the Financial Institution benefits from the highest possible level of security.Alternately, SatADSL can propose different solutions based on the implementation of VPN tunnels such as GRE or OpenVPN and even IPsec if requested.

In which case, the Financial Institution bene ts from the highest possible level of security.

Alternately, SatADSL can propose different solutions based on the implementation of VPN tunnels such as GRE or OpenVPN and even IPsec if requested.

Prioritisation

SatADSL offers a unique feature which guarantees that the transactional traffic will always go through.

SatADSL is able to prioritize the minimum necessary bandwidth dedicated to the financial transactions.

Monitoring

SatADSL allows the end-user–the Financial Institution – to monitor in real-time 24/7 all of its connections thanks to the CMT (Customer Management Tool), specially developed by SatADSL with this purpose.

Ensuring a truly qualitative service for customers
Ensuring a truly qualitative service for customers

Post Office Requirements

The successful operation of remote Post Of ces or any Rural Financial Institution, professional and which allows offering a truly qualitative service to its customers, relies on well-identified requirements.

Operational requirements

  • Interconnect remote post offices to the Headquarter
  • Use of postal national and international postal and financial applications
  • Bank applications: bank account, credit cards, savings, deposits , loans, etc.
  • National and international money transfer (Western Union, Money Gram)
  • Electronic payment services: payment of invoices, pension, insurance, mobile phone,
    local money transfer, commercial web-sites on-line transactions, e-commerce, etc.

Technical Requirements

  • Client-server applications
  • Cloud-based topology
  • Simple hop satellite access,with Head Quarters connected with reliable terrestrial connection
  • Static public IP addresses
  • Optimization of bandwidth: private network with no connection to internet ( if not other-
    wise requested)
  • Interconnections must be reliable, and the availability of the service must be close to 100%
  • Transactions need to be secured, most often through a private network or VPN
  • The traffic relating to the postal and financial applications must be prioritized, with the
    objective that all these transactions go through whatever the congestion on the network
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