ZOL Zimbabwe last night introduced Wibroniks, a game changer which has seen access to the internet moving from becoming a luxury need into an accessible basic human need.
Named after their famed Fibroniks package, Wibroniksa according to ZOL which is a fibre backed wireless technology for most cities and towns innZimbabwe The Wibroniks service will have a gadget for indoor or outdoor. It is more or less of their already existing wimax units, but this time it’s backed by at fibre back.
“We used to have fibre to the home now we have wifi in the home and its called Wibroniks,” ZOL Zimbabwe Managing Director Danny Marandure said.
With Wibroniks, internet speed is now 5MBPS up than the previous ones and the prices remain unchanged.
The company also launched virtual PBX which is a seamless cloud based PBX system.
“We as Liquid and ZOL we are very proud to introduce to you today this cloud based telephony solution that could fix all these through a solution that we propose. In the new solution all of the equipment is run out of the ZOL cloud. Which means it is highly redundant and we have a 99, 999 percent uptime. This also means you no longer equipment on the site,” said Liquid head of unified communications Johannes Demerie.
With this Wibroniks, ZOL entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology to for it to be spread across the country’s tertiary institutions.
The company also unveiled a revamped website and a virtual reality application.
Liquid Group CEO Nic Rudnik who was at the event said the innovations launched last night will be scaled across Africa.
Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education Science and Technology Dr Amon Murwira hailed Zol’s idea of connecting universities across the nation.
“There was an infrastructure development proposal for our universities which saw Zol being the first one to respond to only to be followed by other companies,” he said.