By: Mpho Shelile

Vodacom Lesotho (VCL), a leading telecommunications provider in the region, in partnership with Mafube ICT Solutions, has unveiled a pioneering solution for both vehicle security and connectivity needs at Lancers Inn on May 7th 2024.

The company launches a state-of-the-art car tracker device equipped with a built-in Wi-Fi hotspot service, catering to the growing demand for seamless connectivity on the go.

The innovative car tracker, designed to enhance both safety and convenience for motorists, combines advanced tracking capabilities with high-speed internet access.

This multifunctional device not only helps vehicle owners monitor the whereabouts of their vehicles in real-time but also transforms the car into a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot, providing internet connectivity to passengers and nearby devices.

One of the standout features of this new offering is its ability to leverage Vodacom Lesotho’s extensive network coverage, ensuring reliable connectivity even in remote or underserved areas.

Whether embarking on a road trip across the country or navigating urban streets, users can stay connected to the internet without relying on their smartphones’ data plans.

The tracker comes equipped with a range of security features, including geo-fencing, tamper alerts, and remote immobilization, providing added peace of mind to vehicle owners.

In the event of unauthorized access or suspicious activity, users receive instant notifications on their mobile devices, allowing them to take prompt action to safeguard their vehicles.

It stands out for its innovative tracking technology that utilizes state-of-the-art tools to offer real-time monitoring and tracking of vehicles.

Some of the key highlights of this product include services for recovering stolen vehicles, insurance certification upon installation, alert for detecting signal jamming, safety feature for impact detection, notification for battery disconnection, access through web & app, real-time tracking and Wi-Fi connectivity.

“We present three distinct packages – V6, V8, and V12, each featuring exclusive features and different data allowances for Wi-Fi usage. Whether you are a light user or someone who uses a lot of data, we have a package to cater to your needs.

“This new offering solidifies our positioning as a leading techco in the country and ensures that we always stay ahead of time with new and innovative products,” says Lisemelo Ramafikeng, the Executive Head of Vodacom Business.

Commenting on the launch, External Relations Manager at VCL Katleho Pefole emphasizes the company’s commitment to innovation and customer-centric solutions.

“At Vodacom Lesotho, we are constantly striving to redefine the boundaries of connectivity and empower our customers with cutting-edge technologies. The introduction of our car tracker with Wi-Fi hotspot service represents a significant milestone in our efforts to enhance the mobility experience for individuals and businesses alike.”

CEO of VCL Mohale Ralebitso expresses the launch of this groundbreaking product as underscoring Vodacom Lesotho’s position as a trailblazer in the telecommunications industry, setting new standards for convenience, security, and connectivity on the road.

“As technology continues to evolve, the company remains dedicated to driving positive change and enriching the lives of its customers through innovative solutions.”

Mollo Ramollo, the CEO of Mafube, extends his heartfelt thanks to VCL for their unwavering support. He emphasizes the versatility of their innovation, stating, “With this advancement, we can confidently say that no solution is beyond our grasp. It’s a comprehensive tracking system that extends beyond vehicles to include livestock and a multitude of other assets,” he says.

He further acknowledges the broader impact of VCL’s technology, affirming that it not only enhances connectivity but also plays a significant role in reducing accidents and reinforcing safety measures.