Angolan telecommunications service provider Internet Technologies Angola (ITA) has changed its name to Paratus Angola, establishing the company within the wider network of parent company Paratus Group.
According to a company announcement, the rebranding is an attempt to synergize ITA’s brand identity with that of the wider Paratus Group to support its overall vision to provide an efficient and affordable network and also enable clients to exploit the potential of accessing additional resources. and seamless integration across the transcontinental network Paratus operates in Africa.
Paratus Global CEO, Barney Harmse said the rebranding of ITA’s identity is a major step forward in mobilizing a unified brand approach towards Paratus Global’s vision of transforming Africa through exceptional digital infrastructure and customer service.
Paratus Group’s investments in Southern Africa include 7 offices in the SADC region, being Google’s Equiano Cable landing partner in Namibia, establishing fiber optic connections to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 4 data centers (including 2 in Angola), 5 satellite teleports with more than 4,000 customer sites as well as fiber and microwave coverage connecting 18 provinces in Angola.
ITA was founded in February 2003 and employs nearly 200 people in its 6 operational offices covering the entire Angolan territory of 1,246,700 square kilometers.
Building on its investments on the continent over the years, the parent company Paratus Group, present in 35 African countries, plans to double its turnover within 5 years.