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Paratus Telecommunications (Pty) Ltd (Paratus), together with the Rotary Club Windhoek (RCW), have announced the relaunch of the Namibian Cycle Classic as the Paratus Namibian Cycle Classic.

The renowned fundraising cycling event is being reinvigorated to provide Namibians with a quality sporting event.

The 23rd Cycle Classic will take place in Windhoek on the 8th and 9th of October 2022.

The mountain bike (MTB) races will take place on the 8th, along with the Kiddies Classic, a jovial phase of the event.

The highlight for cyclists is the road bike (RB) races which will take place on the 9th.

Signups for the event open on the 22nd of July, with information about entry fees and routes available on the signup page.

The Paratus Namibian Cycle Classic promises cyclists a premier sporting experience where they can challenge themselves and advance beyond their limits whilst contributing to community service projects all over Namibia.

The event typically sees entries of over a thousand cyclists. It welcomes cycling enthusiasts from countries such as Angola, Botswana, and South Africa, allowing them to experience Namibia’s beauty, as well as give local families the opportunity to spend quality time enjoying the outdoors.

The event will cater not only to cyclists but to everyone eager to enjoy a weekend of fun, entertainment and action.

The weekend will be teeming with different activities ranging from music to face painting and jumping castles for the kids.

All are welcome to attend and cheer on participants whilst enjoying good food, refreshments, and the great Namibian hospitality.

Rainer Ritter, RCW’s president, says, “The Cycle Classic has been organised and managed by the Rotary Club since 1999, and we thank Paratus for their support in bringing this annual sporting event to life.

As a company, their vision and values align with our own, and we look forward to working closely with them.”

 Paratus Namibia’s MD, Andrew Hall, adds, “At Paratus, we believe that limits are a state of mind, and we want you to go beyond. We are proud to bring you an event where we can challenge your limits and can continue to invest in our community. We are extremely excited to have the Paratus brand associated with this prestigious event and pledge our commitment and dedication to take this event to new heights.”

The Paratus Namibian Cycle Classic launch event took place on Thursday, 21st of July, at the Paratus HQ, Prosperita.

For more information on the event and entries, please go to or kindly contact Delia at

Paratus Namibia is based in Windhoek and is proudly part of the Paratus Group. Paratus is Africa’s quality network.

With an eye on the future, the group’s investment in infrastructure underscores its long-term commitment to transforming Africa through exceptional digital infrastructure and customer service.

A passionate and professional operational team manages Paratus in seven African countries – Angola, Botswana, DRC, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zambia.

The business’s extended network provides a satellite connectivity-focused service in more than 35 African countries to a magnitude of customer satellite connections across Africa.

This connects African businesses across the continent and delivers end-to-end service excellence. The group’s footprint extends beyond Africa to international (points of presence) PoPs in Europe, the UK and the USA.

Born and bred in Africa, Paratus is thinking big as it grows its footprint to deliver Africa’s quality network.

By understanding the unique opportunities that Africa offers businesses and individuals to break boundaries and connect without limits, Paratus is committed to raising the bar for providing quality connectivity in Africa.


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