Foris Telecom is a wireless broadband mobile WiMAX carrier and Internet Service Provider that deploys and operates scalable, low cost, wireless data networks in emerging markets. Foris Telecom provides its subscribers with a fast, simple, portable, reliable and affordable way to enter the digital era and reap the maximum from it. Subscribers within our markets are offered a choice of service plans designed to meet their various needs.
Wireless mobile WiMAX is an IP-based technology optimized for high-throughput and real-time data applications. Mobile WiMAX is based on the IEEE 802.16e standard and operates on a wide range of spectrum bands (2.3 GHz, 2.5 GHz, and 3.5 GHz). At this time, Foris Telecom is focusing on data (internet) services. In the future, users will benefit from Triple Play (voice, data and video) services.
Key benefits of our solution include:
Connectivity speed - typically exceeds cellular networks and is competitive with wireline broadband offerings.
Simplicity - services are easy to acquire and use and generally require no software or professional installation.
Portability - unlike wired networks, our users can access our network from anywhere within our coverage area.
Reliability - high-performance systems ensure reliable service for users.
Clean - no need for messy (drilling, cutting holes etc.) infrastructure work to deploy--does not interfere with day-to-day activities.
Affordability - enables high-end services at affordable prices (e.g., average OECD price levels in sub-Sahara Africa—from hundreds to tens of dollars). Our competitive value proposition recognizes the unique benefits of our service offerings.
Bundled solutions - netbooks/laptops bundled with connectivity packages enable users to easily enjoy the benefits of broadband internet.