Broadband Services - Africa

VSAT antenna delivering broadband iDirect Internet in Lagos Nigeria3.8 Meter internet system installed in Lagos Nigeria delivering broadband connectivity for an African cyber cafe.



Operational VSAT Internet system in Republic of Congo

1.8M iDirect dish providing broadband for a primary school in Brazzaville. 


Africa Satellite Internet Modem iDirect

iDirect X3 High-Speed satellite modem for fixed dish C and Ku-Band Satellite Internet services.

VSAT mounts in Kinshasa ready for installation

Non-pen mounts for 2.4 meter Prodelin internet antennas ready for installation in Kinshasa.

3.8M VSAT Internet Antenna providing iDirect services to Accra Ghana

This 3.8M antenna operating in Accra is connecting a mining company's remote Africa office to its headquarters in the USA. 

Ivory Coast Satellite Internet System Installation

A compact 1.2 meter dish is used for internet uploading of files at a bank in Abidjan Africa.

Center and Southern Africa City Coverage List

 Africa ( including Madagascar 



 Central African Republic

 RDC, DRC, République Démocratique du Congo




 République du CongoBrazaville

 Pointe Noire






 Somalia ( Mogadishu, iDirect Somalia )

 South Africa


 Sudan South-SudanJubaMalakalNorth-SudanKhartumInternet Sudan, )


 Sao Tome


 Zanzibar Island



 Socotra Island



Africa Fixed Satellite Dish Internet Kit

This 1.2M Ku-Band VSAT antenna kit with BUC, LNB, Modem and cables is an economical solution for establishing an internet link in all regions throughout Africa.

iDirect Satellite Internet Network Configuration

Network connection architecture diagram shows an iDirect Hub, remote dish and internet backbone.



Vehicle Satellite Internet kit africa

This semi-permanent kit is excellent for temporary sites like mining, construction and oil and gas production operations. 


VSAT iDirect Hub services in Africa

State-of-the-art iDirect satellite hub earth stations deliver all of Digisat's broadband connection services.

X5 mobile satellite internet modem

The X5 series modem shown here is compatible with mobile and semi-fixed dish applications

With many ways to connect to satellite internet internet service in Africa and as one of the most popular providers for high-speed broadband in all African nations, Digisat is the leader in delivering reliable, performance grade broadband services throughout the continent. Our economical solutions provide multiple satellite platforms for broadband connectivity. For users desiring an always-on, low latency, VPN optimized, highly predictable connection for both phone services and data, these subscriber plans deliver a constant medium to surf the net.  

iDirect Platform

Currently, iDirect is a widely used and economical platform for business and personal connectivity solutions on a worldwide basis. After years of engineering breakthroughs and system deployments throughout all of Africa, Digisat continues to remain at the cutting edge of delivering highly reliable and cost effective satellite communications connectivity services by utilizing this cost effective network topology. 

Simple IP Connections 

Digisat’s all-inclusive turnkey satellite internet solutions have been tweaked throughout the years in order to provide you with the very best equipment and services.  Our high quality Internet system delivers a crucial IP network link with Layer 7 bandwidth management, bandwidth optimization, PEP acceleration, firewall protection, VPN acceleration, redundancy fail-over, system load switching/balancing, in-house network monitoring, and a host of other beneficial services and networking features.  The additional value added networking benefits come standard with all Digisat service plans.

Affordable Equipment

All of Digisat’s satellite internet packages offer choices for multiple equipment configurations. Depending on where your site or vessel is located, determines which satellite and satellite frequency is utilized.  Our network operates over Ku-Band, C-Band and Ka-Band frequencies.  In most cases, customers can use their currently owned equipment to access Digisat’s satellite network.   

What’s Included

 Unlimited Traffic (no FAP)


 Dedicated CIR Bandwidth

 99.5% Guaranteed Network Uptime

 Digisat PEP Acceleration and Optimization

 Web and DNS Caching

 2.4 and 5 GHz WLAN Access Point

 Bandwidth Management Appliance


 VPN Client & Server

 Layer 2 Captive Portal with NAT and DHCP Servers

 Reporting & Monitoring Tools


 Bandwidth: From 256 kbps to 8 Mbps
 Minimum Term: 1 month with automatic renewal
 Security Deposit: 1 month
 Payment: Wire transfer in advance
 Cancellation Policy: 30 business days advance notice 

Platform Details

 Platform: iDirect Evolution DVB-S2/ACM

 Satellite Spacecraft: Gascom Yamal 402 and Eutelsat 21B

 Frequency Range: Ku-Band

 Teleport: Digisat DE1, Germany

 Supported Modems: All iDirect Evolution series modems

Maritime Service

Vessel satellite internet can be provided by both satellites.  Please contact a member of our sales team for more information and pricing on Digisat’s maritime VSAT broadband rates.

Africa Coverage Map - Yamal 402

Sub-Saharan Ku-Band

Africa iDirect Satellite Internet Coverage Map


Satellite Plan Pricing

Yamal 402 iDirect Africa Service Pricing

Premium iDirect Internet services pricing for African markets


Africa - Eutelsat 21B

Northern Africa

Eutelsat 21B North Africa Idirect Broadband Internet

Eutelsat 21B iDirect Satellite Service Pricing

North Africa and Middle East Ku-Band Coverage

Eutelsat 21B African iDirect pricing

Premium Eutelsat 21B Satellite Internet African Prices

Custom subscriber packages - If you don't see a plan listed that fits your application's needs, contact us and we'll prepare a special shared or dedicated SCPC bandwidth quote.


Hardware Specifications

 i-Direct Ku-Band - 1.2 meter antenna, 3 or 4 watt BUC, LNB and iDirect Evolution series modem

 i-Direct C-Band - 1.8 meter antenna, 5 watt BUC, LNB and iDirect Evolution series modem

 Dedicated SCPC Ku or C-Band bandwidth - 2.4 or 3.8M Tx/Rx antennas, equipment varies depending on required data rates and geographic location within Africa.  Typical modems include Comtech, Paradise Datacom and i-Direct.

Please Note: Some service areas may require larger antenna sizes and BUCs.

African Fixed Site VSAT Hardware

Digisat’s Fixed Broadband VSAT Hardware Kit Includes:

 Ku-Band VSAT Antenna

 3 Watt BUC


 Evolution X3 Modem

 Digisat D2W Server/Access Point


1.2m Antenna System Hardware Kit


1.8m Antenna System Hardware Kit



African Maritime Satcom Hardware

Digisat’s Vessel Broadband VSAT Hardware Kit Includes:

 Ku-Band 3-Axis Stabilized Marine Antenna

 8 Watt BUC

 (2) Global LNBs

 iDirect Evolution X5 Modem

 Digisat D2W Server/Access Point


Intellian V130 1.25m Maritime System Kit

  MSRP Price: US$52,320

Intellian V100GX 1.05m Maritime System Kit 

  MSRP Price: US$55,500

Transportable, Flyaway and Mobile Vehicular VSAT Hardware

 Digisat’s Broadband Services Portable VSAT Hardware Kit Includes:

 Ku-Band Auto or manual acquire VSAT Antenna

 8 Watt BUC


 iDirect Evolution X5 Modem

 Digisat D2W Server/Access Point


AIR-Series Mobile Flyaway VSAT, manual pointing

  Prices starting at US$9,950

AIR-Series Mobile Flyaway VSAT, auto-pointing

  Prices starting at US$12,520

VM-Series Vehicular Mounted VSAT, automatic pointing

  Prices starting at US$11,460

VM-Series Fly-n-Drive VSAT, automatic pointing

  Prices starting at US$12,815



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