Plumbing Africa August 2018 - Page 11

9 in Uganda since 1992, iWayAfrica has established a solid reputation of leveraging its core expertise in VSAT service delivery to pioneer rural communication development to 100% coverage all over the country during its 26 years of existence in the Ugandan market,” says Godfrey Sserwamukoko, managing director of iWayAfrica Uganda. PA About iWayAfrica Winch Energy is a global energy group creating specialised and sustainable solutions for off-grid distributed power. It is reinventing power generation, electricity distribution, and telecommunications access for the 1.2-billion people across the globe who do not have access to electricity, running water, and communications. iWayAfrica is a leading African ISP, offering solutions over satellite, fibre optic, and wireless networks. iWayAfrica’s expertise lies in designing, installing, and operating networks to suit customers’ requirements. The Group currently services over 67 000 corporate subscribers and over 20 000 consumer subscribers across sub-Saharan Africa. Through its own primary operations, distributor and affiliate networks across the continent, its direct presence spans across 44 African countries. Access to power is about so much more than energy; it is the conduit for opportunity and prosperity. Winch Energy provides sustainable, wired access to power for up to 40% less than what rural communities currently spend on their energy consumption. By enabling access to energy, Winch Energy is empowering communities, creating wealth, transforming lives, and creating freedom for individuals. iWayAfrica is a subsidiary of Gondwana International Networks (GIN), a pan-African communications service company and one of the largest VSAT operators in Africa through its operating brands, Africa Online and iWayAfrica. The Group has subsidiaries in 10 countries on the continent and offers services in an additional 34 countries via its distribution and channel partners. About Winch Energy August 2018 Volume 24 I Number 6