Case Studies

Lake Smit and Partners

  • Business case
    • To enable x-rays and CAT scans to be distributed between hospitals in Durban for case referrals, work load sharing and expertise development
  • Technical requirement
    • 100 mbps wide area network, the same speed as the local area network so there was no point of bottle-neck
  • Airband Solution
    • Deploy a wireless mesh network with two nodes at each hospital site enabling meshing, redundancy and 100 mbps bandwidth
  • Project cost
    • R1.5 million
  • Financial benefit
    • Verses Telkom – Airband solution was 100 times more cost effective
    • Verses Metro Connect Airband solution was 20 times more cost effective
    • Customer owns the equipment rather than rents

Grindrod

  • Business case
    • To connect the Grindrod bank to head office and the warehouses on Mayden Wharf to head office. Provide a redundant alternative to diginet lines
  • Technical requirement
    • 50 mbps network linking up 7 sites
  • Airband Solution
    • Deploy a wireless mesh network with three nodes and 6 CPE’s, one at each site enabling meshing, redundancy and 50 mbps bandwidth
  • Project cost
    • R400 k
  • Financial benefit
    • Verses Telkom – Airband solution was 400 times more cost effective
    • Verse Metro Connect Airband solution was 50 times more cost effective
    • Customer owns the equipment rather than rents

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