Leo Pty. Ltd, a registered company in Lesotho, is an entrenched, traditional full-service ISP, offering wireless, fibre and dedicated internet access. Also, web-site, mail and nameserver hosting.
Leo provides services to a long-established base of customers. Customers include amongst others, home / residential users, small business, large multinational textilefactories, NGO’s, foreign owned diamond mines, insurance companies, various government ministries and
the Royal Palace.
The company currently hosts more than 100 web sites and provides mail service to more than 180 domains and to many thousands of users. Additionally, Leo is registrar for names in the CO.LS and ORG.LS zones, in which several thousand names are registered.
Leo has provided uninterrupted service since 1994 and continues to do so to this day. This before the arrival of any other service provider, including incumbent fixed line operator. A wealth of experience results in the accumulation of much specialised knowledge concerning local operating conditions.
The company has licenced frequencies in the 5 Ghz band and has built an extensive wireless distribution network covering the Maseru CBD, the residential suburbs and a little further, as far as the Moshoeshoe I International Airport.
Recent months have seen the installation of several kilometres of fibre-optic cable reaching to the international gateway at the Lesotho border and the Local IXP amongst other destinations.
In particular, Leo looks to provide an end-to-end, one-stop service, in which the company is able to provide for the customer’s complete requirement. Typically, this might include; the supply of notebooks, workstations, gateways and servers; the design construction and commissioning of network infrastructure; domain name registration, mail service, internet connectivity and VOIP service.
Leo is able to provide a full-service maintenance plan, including same-day service and off-site back up amongst many other aspects of a widely configurable offering.
Leo is engaged in a” remote hand and eyes” contract for the maintenance of a microwave distribution network.
Leo proffers a wide range of PC hardware as well as; peripherals, consumables, service and repair.
The company provides wireless hot-spots to many of the centrally situated hotels.
Leo offers telephone support during business hours and has on-call technicians to deal with service issues. A web-based self-help infrastructure support system is in the process of development. High quality support remains one of the company’s primary goals.
The company operates a facility for server co-location, and for data warehousing. Ultimately, with a goal to increase both the quality and quantity of local on-line content.