Fanatical gamers are to benefit from a new product from South African hosting solution provider, Openweb. The launch of its new 4MB and 10MB Uncapped Gold Solution positions itself square in the heart of SA gamers, answering a genuine local need for the type of reliability and bandwidth demanded in supreme quality gaming.
A decent speed uncapped ADSL line is a must have for a serious gamer. There are two very important aspects that need to be considered, the first being the low latency and mininmal packet loss needed to play online games smoothly. Secondly the uncapped bandwidth allows for all the updates that come with online gaming (i.e. through Steam / Origin) these updates can really hurt if you arent on an unlimited package.
Explains Openweb CEO Keoma Wright, “The contention ratio is why Gold Uncapped works so well. We keep contention low and prioritise traffic for gaming. Latency can make or break a gamer – if your ISP doesn’t add a priority flag on your gaming traffic, even if your gaming connection seems to be working well, you wont stand a chance. Our Gold Uncapped specifically prioritises every single byte.”
In the latest Ookla Quality Index statistics, South Africa ranked at number 47 out of 64 countries in terms of quality of connection. The findings demonstrate the importance for gamers to seek a specialist gaming solution. In a March 2012 MyGaming survey, 79% of respondents indicated that they played online games, and ADSL outshone its rivals due to the low latency required to get the most out of online games. 39% of these respondents were working of the ADSL 4/10Mbps offering, illustrating a gamers preference around downloads, updates and patching.
“Gamers need bandwidth and reliability. There can be no negotiation on either. Openweb have filled both gaps with these Gold Uncapped products, giving SA gamers the type of connection they deserve,” concludes Wright.
For a limited time, Openweb will also be including a free game for all those signing up beyond a six month period, including Call of Duty Black Ops or Guild Wars 2.
Check out Openweb’s gaming friendly Gold uncapped packages on their website for mor information.