WISPs, driven by an innate spirit of innovation, dare to redefine the boundaries of wireless connectivity, offering a much-needed lifeline to rural and remote communities yearning to be part of the digital revolution. The birth of the Wireless ISP Segment stemmed from a pressing demand for reliable connectivity spanning our entire nation, and outside of the confines of traditional carrier models.

AFREN’s origins as a company are directly related to longstanding mutual support with the WISP segment in its goal of connecting the unconnected. This is a market very close to our hearts and we are proud to remain a pivotal partner in this market, wholeheartedly committed to implementing robust systems with no compromise around quality. Our team is finely attuned to ensure that the process remains one of seamlessly guiding you through the intricacies of Link Planning, Designing, and selecting optimal frequencies. With hands-on training from our expert engineers and comprehensive support services, we assure you that your backhaul requirements are addressed from end-to-end.



Your network holds the power to fuel your business's success. With the now established shift towards hybrid and remote work and school, the demands placed on your network have reached unprecedented levels. More and more users, with their countless devices, are constantly connected. Meanwhile, as you strive to expand your network's reach and thrive amidst fierce competition, you require a strong foundation. Imagine a sturdy backhaul infrastructure, effortlessly deployed, and capable of scaling with your aspirations. Picture the ability to grow your subscriber base, manage service levels, and introduce exciting new offerings. This is the essence of building a network that not only connects people but also breathes life into your business.

Challenges you may face

  • Backhaul capacity
  • Link reliability
  • Competitive threats
  • Subscriber churn
  • Capital equipment costs
  • Network management
  • Operating expenses


Gone are the days when a humble network-in-a-box sufficed for WISPs to connect subscribers to the Internet. Today, a new era dawns, demanding carrier-class wireless backhaul systems that prioritise both capacity, pricing and up-time requirements. This is where we play, emerging as the first choice for WISPs throughout South Africa and across our borders. With an impressive assortment of cutting-edge software, wireless routers, and high-power, high-capacity radios, we not only optimise your transport network for unparalleled performance but also present you with a plethora of benefits that fuel and future-proof the growth of your business. Let us help revolutionise your connectivity environment, and ensure smooth sailing toward a host of new possibilities on your journey ahead.


  • Multi-gigabit, software scalable performance to 10 Gbps and above
  • Lowest latency for critical services and applications
  • Integrated networking, IP/MPLS, and SDN
  • Extreme frequency efficiency
  • Double link capacity in a single transceiver
  • Higher transmit power, better receiver sensitivity
  • Seamless channel and bandwidth aggregation
  • Integrated routers for single converged transport network infrastructure
  • Hosted software applications to optimise network management

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