Paratus Africa Group

About us

At Paratus Zambia, we believe connectivity is the key to growing our country.

The heart of
Africa’s network

This is what drives us to help you succeed and ensure that your connection is always on and always stable. Via our own extensive fiber and microwave network, we provide exceptional quality service to hundreds of Zambian businesses in many different industry sectors. Our robust network extends to all major industrial and commercial centers throughout Zambia and the SADC, and we are extending our network in line with our customers’ needs and growth. By getting behind business, we have your back – and we are making it possible for you to connect with anyone and everyone throughout Africa and the world beyond.
Based in Lusaka, Paratus Zambia is part of the Paratus Group, which is the largest privately owned pan-African network operator, and offers various access technologies such as fiber, microwave, and V-SAT. These are all provided on a stable, reliable, recovery and unlimited network that is scalable and provides redundancy, disaster and route diversity to ensure maximum uptime.

Your aspirations are our inspiration.

Our central location allows us to play a key strategic role in the region. We provide critical backhaul routes in delivering a quality service with maximum uptime – for you and for your business.

Through Paratus Group, we can connect you to the rest of Africa and to the world. Our strategically planned network of agreements and relationships with other carrier networks means we deliver a high-quality and world-class pan-African network. As owners and managers of one of Africa’s largest infrastructure networks, we deliver an end-to-end, single-point service solution to your door.

We have always stuck fast to our vision for establishing Africa’s quality network and to transform Africa through exceptional digital infrastructure and customer service.

To make this happen, we have:

All of this means you receive a seamless quality network service and a range of highly sophisticated network solutions and packages.

Paratus was born
& bred in Africa.

Paratus was born and bred in Africa, and we have African ambitions in our sights because we want our customers to be free to innovate, pioneer, and overcome boundaries in their quest for success. We understand that you need the best quality connectivity to succeed. Our world-class technology is delivered by our passionate and professional teams across the continent, and we are bound by a clear intent to help unleash the uncorked potential in Africa.

Over the last two decades, Paratus has grown into a full-service African telecommunications network spanning the continent, connected to the world. We continue to grow, to raise the connectivity bar and to disrupt the norm, because we want the people of Africa, and the businesses they own and run, to flourish. We are providing the main artery carrying their life blood to a successful future.

Paratus has highly skilled operational teams in seven African countries – Angola, Botswana, DRC, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zambia. Our extended network provides a satellite connectivity-focused service for Africa, and we also connect more than 35 African countries through a distributed reseller network across the continent.

Paratus Africa Group Mission

Our Vision

A transformed Africa through exceptional digital infrastructure and customer service.

Our Purpose / Mission

To connect the world to Africa through locally owned infrastructure

Our Values

Meet the Paratus Team

Paratus Africa Zambia - Marius (MD)
Marius van Vuuren
Managing Director
Marius has been with Paratus for 10 years and is responsible for the overall management of the Zambian operation. Under his leadership, he’s grown Paratus Zambia to be one of the fastest growing ISPs in Zambia with over 50 employees. He aims to continue this trend and make Paratus the number 1 ISP in Zambia with unmatched service, support, and quality.
Paratus Africa Zambia - Andrew Shaw
Andrew Shaw
Sales Manager
Andrew has been with Paratus for 10 years and is responsible for leading the sales team, ensuring steady business growth, onboarding key clients and maintaining high customer service levels. He Enjoys unique challenges, takes pride in positive customer feedback, aims to build the best sales team in Zambia.
Paratus Africa Zambia - Sudha Kuttinath
Sudha Kuttinath
Commercial Manager
Sudah has been with Paratus for 10 years, responsible for coordinating admin and accounts tasks. She has a strong relationship with staff and management and enjoys being part of the Paratus Zambia team. She is focused on getting the team more organized and aiming for consistent efficiency in the department.
Paratus Africa Zambia - Charma
Chama Chinyanta
General Manager: infrastructure
Chama has been with Paratus for 13 years and is currently leading operations, technical staff and infrastructure deployment. He’s helped the company in acquiring licensing and deployed numerous projects. He enjoys working on infrastructure projects and aims to make Paratus the top ISP in Zambia.

Paratus Social Investments

Because we are rooted in Africa, because we are driven to transform Africa through exceptional digital transformation, we give back. As a socially aware and responsible company, Paratus Zambia is committed to helping where it can and particularly with the aim of protecting and promoting the environment, people, and the country.

For example, we help to close the digital divide by connecting schools to the Internet and giving basic training to students so that they may also have access to more information.

Patratus Africa Social Interaction Schools

Project of social intervention in schools

Combating the digital divide by connecting schools to the Internet and giving basic training to students so that they enjoy the whole potential of the information society are the main objectives of this project.

Patratus Africa Charity Golf

Charity golf tournament

The Charity Golf Tournaments aim to support projects that aligned with Paratus’s commitment to computer education as social development key factor.”Technology can connect Angolan students to the best academic content available in the world, improving their professional qualifications, and, consequently, Angola’s socio-economic development.” Francisco Pinto Leite, Administrator and General Director.

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