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ABOUT US
Cats-net is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cats Tanzania Limited, the pioneers of Information Technology in Tanzania. Cats-Net started it operations in 1997 and was registered as an Independent company in 1999. The Experience and Resources accumulated by the parent company enabled Cats-Net to be recognized as the best ISP in terms of Customer Service & Solutions.

OUR MISSION
To offer complete range of Internet solutions that can help you cut costs, boost productivity, expand into new markets, and improve the way you work and communicate online.

OUR VISION
Our vision is to make efficient and cost-effective Internet Solutions within the reach of all Tanzanians, irrespective of their location.

OUR PORTFOLIO OF SERVICES
Cats-Net Limited (Cats-Net) is an Internet Service Provider (ISP) based in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. The company offers the following services to its customers:

  • Corporate WiMax based Wireless Solutions.
  • Residential Wireless using our flagship SimplyWireless Solution.
  • V-SAT Solution for remote office on both C-Band and KU-Band.
  • Residential Cable.
  • Website and virtual domain hosting.
  • Server collocation.
  • Network design, installation, and administration services.
  • Web design
  • Security Audit and Consulting.

Cats-Net Currently holds a client base of over 5000 Active internet subscribers with an equal mix of Residential and corporate users.


OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM
Cats-Net has a qualified management team with direct knowledge of the industry, extensive technical experience, and administration skills.

  • AKBER HAMEER – CHAIRMAN
  • CHARLES MAKAKALA – GENERAL MANAGER

This team is ably supported by a team of about 40 professionals in the support and admin team.

OUR INFRASTRUCTURE
Cats-Net has invested heavily in deploying a state of the art infrastructure employing the best hardware and software solutions available in the market. Cats-net has always been in the forefront of deploying leading edge technologies to leverage upon the advantages provided to offer better services to our end users.

Our Hardware solutions are primarily based on HP redundant servers running a mix of Windows and Red Hat Linux as the operating systems.

The Network Infrastructure revolves around Cisco routers, switches and content cache solutions.

Cats-net has been an active user of Wireless solutions for both backbone buildup and distribution. The major vendors include Cisco, Redline Communications, PAV DATA, Trango Broadband, Alvarion and Orinoco. The technologies include Point to Point and Point to Multipoint Wireless radio gear operating in 1.9GHz, 2.4 GHz, 5.8 GHz, and 3.5 GHz Licensed bands and free space optics technology.

Cats-Net Internet gateway is provided via direct satellite link to Intelsat. Currently Cats-Net has an aggregate bandwidth of 13.5 megabits which is one of the highest bandwidths possessed by any service provider in the region.

OUR AFFILIATES
Cats-Net is affiliated to the some of the respected names in the IT industry in Tanzania, which include the following;

CATS TANZANIA LIMITED -
The pioneers of IT industry in Tanzania , providing an entire gamut of IT services and solutions under one roof (http://www.catsgroup.com)

IMIT LIMITED-
The training wing of Cats Group, providing IT related long term / short term and professional certification courses amongst others.
(http://www.catsgroup.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=51&Itemid=58

E-BIZ SOLUTIONS LIMITED-
E-BIZ is an integrtaed Internet company that offers website development and hosting services as well as Internet Security Solutions.
(http://www.ebiz.co.tz)