Interview: Mmapula Kgari on the Sentech Connect broadband project

In this promoted episode of the podcast, TechCentral interviews Sentech chief of sales and marketing Mmapula Kgari about the company's new Sentech Connect broadband project.
The idea behind Sentech Connect is for the state-owned communications company to "play a significant role in the implementation of SA Connect’s mandate and servicing of government with wireless broadband services”. SA Connect is government’s broadband strategy plan.
“Sentech Connect will digitise health care, education and government services in underserviced and rural areas, bridging the digital divide with fast, reliable broadband connectivity,” the company said in a statement when the project was launched at the AfricaCom event in Cape Town last year.
The broadband offering ranges from bandwidth of 10Mbit/s to 100Mbit/s, allowing for the creation of smart classrooms; smart city services; smart clinics and hospitals; the Internet of things; and public safety initiatives
In the podcast, Kgari explains why Sentech has launched Sentech Connect, where the network is available, how it's being funded and the impact it hopes it will have in underserved parts of South Africa.
She also talks about the technology and radio frequency spectrum it's using and its go-to-market strategy.