Angola To Privatise Angola Telecom, Appoints New Board

Angola To Privatise Angola Telecom, Appoints New Board By Ogechi Onuoha, Space in Africa October 10, 2019 The Angolan president, João Lourenço, yesterday named a five-man new leadership for its major telecommunication company, Angola Telecom(AT), in line with its plans to restructure the company and later in the year privatise the wholly state-owned fixed telco [...]

2019-10-10T10:48:03-05:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Angola Cables, AmLight to Develop REN Linking Florida, Africa

Angola Cables Partners With AmLight ExP for REN Linking Florida With Africa By Telecompaper October 4, 2019 Angola Cables and Florida International University's Center for Internet Augmented Research and Assessment (CIARA) have signed an MoU on joint development of a research and education network connecting Africa, the US and Latin America. The AmLight Consortium is [...]

2019-10-04T10:45:33-05:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

MainOne Lands Submarine Cable in Cote D’Ivoire

MainOne Lands Submarine Cable in Cote D’Ivoire MainOne Press Release October 2, 2019 MainOne has finally landed its submarine cable in Grand Bassam, Cote D’Iviore, which is the final leg of the ongoing expansion to reach Senegal and Cote D’Ivoire. The Grand Bassam landing which follows the recent completion of the landing in Dakar Senegal [...]

2019-10-02T10:13:59-05:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Seacom’s Link Between Joburg, Cape Town Is Live

Seacom’s 1TB Fibre Link Between Joburg, Cape Town Goes Live By Admire Moyo, ITWeb September 30, 2019 Pan-African undersea cable operator Seacom has lit up a 1TB fibre line connecting Johannesburg and Cape Town. This was revealed by Byron Clatterbuck, CEO of Seacom, in an exclusive interview with ITWeb on Friday. The fibre link was [...]

MainOne Expands Data Center Footprint in Ghana

MainOne Expands Data Center Footprint in Ghana MainOne Press Release September 25, 2019 The Tier III facility will be constructed on 4,047 sqm land area in Appolonia City ACCRA, Ghana /APO Group/ -- MainOne (www.MainOne.net) has announced the expansion of its data center brand, MDXi (www.MDX-i.com), into Accra Ghana, in line with its ongoing West [...]

Angola Cables, TM Global Plot New Subsea Route for the Southern Hemisphere

Angola Cables and TM Global Plot New Subsea Route for the Southern Hemisphere By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom September 17, 2019 The Express Southern Hemisphere subsea cables connection will pave the way for a global digital highway stretching from South America to Asia, via Africa Angola Cables and TM Global have obtained a proof of [...]

MainOne to Land in Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire This Year

MainOne Says Cable System Will Land in Senegal in September, Cote d'Ivoire in October By Telecompaper August 30, 2019 MainOne has confirmed the scheduled landing of the MainOne submarine cable systems in Senegal in September and Cote d'Ivoire in October, reports CommunicationsWeek. The Cable Landing Stations (CLS) in Dakar and Abidjan are complete and ready [...]

SEACOM to Double Capacity for Cloud Compute Demand

SEACOM to Double Capacity As Demand for Cloud Computing Increases By Claire Wanja August 21, 2019 SEACOM says it will double the data capacity on its broadband submarine cable system from 1.5 terabytes to 3 terabytes. This they say will enable a greater number of businesses in Africa to utilise emerging technologies such as cloud [...]

2019-08-21T10:21:09-05:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Operating As a New-Age Telco for Africa Through Strategic System Decisions

Operating As a New-Age Telco for Africa Through Strategic System Decision Steve Briggs By Steve Briggs July 22, 2019 Key to being a new-age telco is listening to what customers are saying. Worldwide, we are functioning in an age where customers are increasingly knowledgeable around technology and connectivity, with people in touch with [...]

Sparkle Selects Djibouti Data Center as Its IP Hub in Africa

Sparkle Selects Djibouti Data Center as Its IP Hub in Africa Sparkle Press Release July 12, 2019 First Tier 3 carrier-neutral data center, Djibouti will allow Sparkle to deliver high performance IP and capacity services in East and South Africa Rome - Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy and among the top ten [...]

2019-07-12T10:40:56-05:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |