Microcom, founded in 1982, is the leading Wireless Internet Access service provider (WISP) in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Congo Brazzaville . From its establishment, Microcom has gathered experience in telecommunications with the deployment of its private satellite network in twelve cities in DRC. In each city, Internet access is provided by a Wimax broadband wireless access network designed for providing high speed-data to the Internet users. Microcom built the first African WiMax network. Today, they have more than 5000 CPE'S installed. In 2009 and 2010, Microcom will expand its fixed network to provide a new Mobile Wimax Network and use the capacity from O3b Networks to provide a low-latency connection to the Internet.