How to stay connected while rowing over the Atlantic

Rowing from the Canary Islands to the Caribbean, it seems like an impossible challenge. Nevertheless, every year a number of teams take up the challenge in the Talisker Whiskey Transatlantic Challenge. Castor Networks in South Africa was approached to come up with a solution that would keep them in touch with their families during the trip.

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Castor Networks successfully concludes YahClick test in Kinshasa

In October Castor Networks has successfully activated 2 modems on the Yahsat AY3 satellite. Speeds of up to 25 Mbps were measured. With this, Castor is pleased to announce that Castor Networks is now officially launching YahClick High Speed Internet in Congo.

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Successful urgent BGAN installation on a 4x4

Our office in South Africa was contacted a few weeks ago, with the following question: a high-speed, vehicular broadband system that would allow them to both connect to the internet and have voice connectivity simultaneously. They also asked us if this could be arranged within a week, in Bloemfontein: 400 km away from our office in Johannesburg.

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Castor provides internet within 24 hours in Ebola area

Alima is a NGO that provides care and treatment in remote challenging areas in Africa. The NGO approached Castor with an urgent request: they had to rush to get to work in an area struck by Ebola and needed to be connected to the Internet immediately to be able to do their work.

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