Overall Network Infrastructure

Zanlink has heavily invested in a high quality multi-protocol IP Network infrastructure that consists of a Island-Wide fiber optical and microwave Network backbones that support a wide range of convergent services such as fast broadband access, voice, data as well as various connectivity and digital solutions. The network spans over both Islands of Unguja and Pemba and covers virtually all strategic areas.

The Network is scalable and can be easily extended to accommodate increasing needs. It is designed and implemented for maximum resilience and redundancy with a state-of-the-art monitoring, backed by our NOC to ensures our customers websites, servers and connectivity solutions remain online all the time. This Network has constantly been improved and extended over the years to comply with our objective of extending our outreach and avail our services to clients situated at different strategic points in both the Zanzibar and Pemba Islands.

Our International connectivity is through the submarine fiber cable that connects Tanzania to the Global Networks. It provides us with a cutting edge and most reliable connectivity with fully redundant system with the lowest of latencies. This milestone accomplishes one of our biggest objectives of ensuring that our clients can now enjoy the fastest broadband that will truly redefine the way they communicate.

Zanlink has established a PoP on mainland Tanzania to provide various L2 and VLAN links. This move has given Zanlink the scope to form strategic partnerships with other global operators in Tanzania as well as East Africa further developing the way Zanzibar can connect globally.

Key Features:

  • Fully redundant network with backup contingency and automatic changeover.
  • Extremely high-performance connectivity with low latency
  • Highly scalable and upgradable network
  • Ease of connection with multiple PoPs and base stations deployed over various last mile technologies
  • Widest coverage in Zanzibar and Pemba through fiber optic and microwave backbones
  • 99.99% uptime
  • 24/7 power backup in all our PoPs
  • 24/7 remote control network monitoring and fault detection system.