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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 [...]

2019-10-02T10:13:59-04:00October 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 [...]

2019-08-21T10:21:09-04:00August 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 [...]

2019-07-12T10:40:56-04:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Google Announces Equiano Cable Linking Africa, Europe

Google Announces Equiano Cable Linking Africa and Europe By Peter Judge, Data Centre Dynamics June 28, 2019 Google has announced a new private submarine cable between Africa and Europe. Equiano will initially link Portugal to South Africa, with branches planned in Nigeria and potentially other African countries. Due to be in operation by 2021 and [...]

2019-06-28T11:05:15-04:00June 28th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Seacom Set to Explore Fibre Opportunity Across Africa

Seacom Set to Explore Fibre Opportunity Across Africa By Kojo Essah, IT News Africa June 26, 2019 Seacom is a submarine communications system that launched Africa’s first broadband submarine cable system along the southern and eastern coastlines in 2009. The company has now set its sights on expanding its communications systems across more territories in [...]

2019-06-26T09:09:10-04:00June 26th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , |