Angola Cables Announces Launch of SACS

Angola Cables Announces Launch of SACS Subsea System By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom September 27, 2018 Angola Cables has confirmed the commercial launch of its South Atlantic Cable System (SACS), a new subsea cable system that will boost connectivity between Africa and South America. The new system will provide ultra-low latency services between the two [...]

2018-09-27T11:38:00-04:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , |

SACS Cable Activated Across South Atlantic

First Subsea Cable Across South Atlantic Activated By Doug Madory, Dyn September 19, 2018 Yesterday marked the first time in recent Internet history that a new submarine cable carried live traffic across the South Atlantic, directly connecting South America to Sub-Saharan Africa.  The SACS (South Atlantic Cable System built by Angola Cables achieved this feat around [...]

2018-09-20T16:15:21-04:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Angola Cables Signs Agreement With IOX Cable

Angola Cables Signs Agreement with Mauritius Based IOX Cable to Expand their Reach across Africa By Dennis Lukhoba, Footprint to Africa March 13, 2018 Angola Cables, an Angolan telecommunications multinational firm operating in the wholesale market, and IOX Cable, a Mauritius based fibre optics company, have this week announced the signing of a joint provisioning [...]

SACS Submarine Cable Makes Landfall In Brazil

SACS Submarine Cable Makes Landfall In Fortaleza, Brazil Angola Cables Press Release February 23, 2018 Angola Cables, a telecommunications multinational, has reported that the SACS submarine cable (South Atlantic Cable System) has made landfall at Fortaleza on the Brazilian coast. Company CEO, António Nunes said that the arrival and installation of the SACS submarine cable [...]

2018-02-23T12:59:41-05:00February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

SACS Offshore Installation Nears Completion

SACS Offshore Installation Nears Completion Angola Cable Press Release January 24, 2018 LUANDA, Angola - The installation of SACS, the first direct link between Africa and South America is nearing completion. The wet-plant installation is progressing in accordance to the plan and the cables will arrive in Brazil at the beginning of February 2018. Construction [...]

2018-01-26T12:15:25-05:00January 25th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |

SACS Submarine Cable Enters Final Stretch

By Gadget Magazine November 10, 2017 The South Atlantic Cable System (SACS), the first submarine cable system across the South Atlantic, is in the final stretch of its installation between Africa and South America. Angola Cables, the company overseeing installation and the operations of SACS, and NEC Corporation, a Japanese system integrator of highest quality fibre [...]

2017-11-10T14:42:58-05:00November 10th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

Africa-Brazil Cable Sacs Nearing Completion

By Tech Central November 7, 2017 As news emerged this week on a new submarine cable system that will connect South Africa and Brazil, another major project — the South Atlantic Cable System (Sacs) — is nearing completion. The Sacs cable, a project led by Angola Cables, will be the first submarine system to connect Africa with South [...]

2017-11-07T10:39:42-05:00November 7th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Angola Cables Collaborates With Microsoft In Africa

By APO, CNBCAfrica November 2, 2017 Angola Cables (www.AngolaCables.co.ao) announced today that it has become a Microsoft ExpressRoute partner (http://APO.af/RTFQBj) to meet the needs of Africa-based organisations migrating business applications and IT infrastructures to the cloud and accelerating digital transformation on the continent. Taking advantage of the Microsoft Azure cloud platform(http://APO.af/mcHKPs), Angola Cables has created ACloud Connect to [...]

2017-11-02T15:43:03-04:00November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , |

TE SubCom Announces New Network Operations Center Solution

By TE SubCom Press Release September 18, 2017 EATONTOWN, New Jersey - TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, has announced the launch of a new global network operations center (NOC) solution designed to provide cable operators with a single source for fault, configuration, alarm, performance, security and maintenance [...]

2017-09-19T03:24:56-04:00September 19th, 2017|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , |

Angola Cables Connects France-IX To Angonix

By Max Smolaks, Data Center Dynamics August 23, 2017 Submarine cable operator Angola Cables has launched a remote peering service at France-IX Marseille, which serves as a preferred peering location for companies like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Seacom and WIOCC. The service will improve connectivity between customers at France-IX and those peering at Angola Cables’ own [...]

2017-09-13T12:02:13-04:00August 25th, 2017|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , |