South African broadband provider iBurst has launched an ‘Office in a Box’ service aimed at SOHOs and SMEs. The company is offering three different packages which include either iBurst or ADSL connectivity, up to two cordless phones, up to two analogue phones, a reception phone, a lightning protection unit, two iCall telephone numbers and ZAR100 (USD12.43) worth of free calls. A router, firewall, four ethernet ports and an integrated Wi-Fi access point come as standard. iBurst CEO Thami Mtshali said, ‘Office in a Box is a total solution for the small home or office enterprise with a limited number of employees requiring quick installation and a reliable voice and data connection to the outside world’.
After an initial set-up fee of ZAR1,500, ADSL based packages range from ZAR579 for a 1GB service to ZAR1339 for a 10GB premier service. iBurst wireless ‘Office in a Box’ packages start at ZAR599 for a 40MB service up to ZAR1679 for a 10GB premier service.