May 12, 2021

Why good connectivity makes your business more efficient

A secure and reliable internet connection is an absolute necessity for modern businesses. There are many important choices to make when it comes to choosing the right package and service provider, whether it is affordability, speed or value-added services. A good internet connection should be considered as an investment as it will help your business to grow, succeed and thrive.

SEACOM Business offers numerous connectivity services to businesses in Africa, whether it’s high-speed internet or a high definition voice link. Our various packages and connectivity solutions can help your business to work at optimal efficiency. SEACOM Business uses innovative network structures that connect directly to its own intercontinental subsea cables. We can guarantee reliable and secure internet and telecommunications services for your company.

Connectivity is vital for business

There are many reasons why all modern businesses need world-class connectivity, but here are three of the most important:

1 - Improve collaboration

Most contemporary businesses rely on close collaboration with partners, suppliers, logistics services or distributors. Many services are outsourced to reduce costs and improve the results. All of these factors require a good internet connection and high definition telecommunications. This will foster better collaboration between remote employees, freelancers, suppliers and partners - allowing your business to get the job done with fewer hassles.

A high-speed internet connection also allows employees to access cloud-based systems and applications faster. Large documents need to be edited, uploaded, stored and downloaded quickly, so a superior internet connection is essential. It will allow your staff to collaborate on projects and access the cloud with minimal interruptions or downtime. Video conferencing also requires a reliable connection for efficient planning and feedback sessions.

2 - Improve employee productivity

There are few things more infuriating than a slow internet connection when you have a lot of work to do. Employees cannot do their jobs effectively if the internet connection is unreliable and suffers from latency. A company can boost productivity by opting for a high-speed connection through the right connectivity provider.

Improved productivity will bring about more efficient customer services, order placements and social media responses to queries or complaints. While slow internet is cheaper, the costs due to loss of productivity and efficiency can hurt your business. Unreliable connectivity can prevent growth through missed opportunities and potential sales.

3 - Rapid growth of the business

When setting up business communications systems, you need to consider scalability for future growth. As your business expands, so too should your connectivity in a seamless manner. This prevents the need to restructure the entire system. SEACOM Business offers connectivity that is scalable, depending on the size and future needs of each client. Your internet service provider should not limit your choices when you consider the future growth of your business.

Internet connectivity is an investment that should not be overlooked by any company, whether large or small. It is easy to be left behind by competitors with better internet access and more reliable service providers. A secure and trusted connection can be a leading proponent of business growth and efficiency. Please contact us today for a quote on our connectivity services. Let us become your preferred internet and voice services provider in South Africa.

SEACOM owns Africa’s most extensive network of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure, including subsea cables and secure internet connections. We offer a diverse range of flexible, scalable and high-quality solutions that meet world-class standards for connectivity.

SEACOM is privately owned and operated, making it agile and adaptable to the needs of the customer. This makes us the preferred ICT and internet connectivity partner for African businesses and peripheral service providers. We can guarantee high-speed, low-latency and secure internet connections to corporates and small enterprises.

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