Bringing the Internet to Everyone with LTE-Advanced


Welcome to 2018, a year that awards opportunities to climb higher, reach further and do more than we did before. Information Communication Technologies are facilitating this on a global scale, by providing affordable internet connectivity to more and more previously disconnected people. One of these technologies is LTE-A, and Stratus IT is proud to be a participant in distributing this ground-breaking wireless technology across the KwaZulu-Natal province. So, what is LTE-A, what benefits does it offer homes and businesses, and how can you access the LTE-Advance technology in Durban? You’re about to find out…

What is LTE-Advanced?

LTE, or Long-Term Evolution, is a high-speed wireless connectivity technology based on the GSM/EDGE and UMTS/HSPA systems. The LTE-A mobile broadband technology uses radio spectrum to provide wireless internet access in areas where fixed telephone lines and fibre optic cables are yet to be installed. Rain, a South African mobile network operator, is the muscle behind the LTE-A network rollout across South Africa. Through their distribution partners, Stratus IT being one of these, Rain hopes to bring affordable, reliable internet to ALL South Africans before long.

What Are The Benefits?

The benefits of choosing the LTE-Advanced network, among others, include:

  • No landline needed – Perfect for those who do not have DSL of Fiber connectivity
  • You can move your LTE-A device wherever you need it, provided there’s LTE-A coverage
  • Faster than average ADSL – Enjoy speeds of up to 50Mbps
  • Connect multiple users to the LTE-A router at once

How Can I Get LTE-A in Durban?

The first step is to see if there is LTE-A coverage in your area, which you can do by clicking right here. Rain has already ensured that all major metropoles in South Africa are covered, so if you’re in Durban – you’ll more than likely have coverage. The next step is to get in touch with us at Stratus IT to find out more about how LTE-A can connect your home to the world wide web, or save your business money on connectivity costs. We’re ready for the LTE-A revolution – are you?

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