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Beyond COVID-19: Reimagining the Future of Telecommunications

Beyond COVID-19: Reimagining the Future of Telecommunications By Byron Clatterbuck May 18, 2020 The world is currently facing a catastrophic health crisis. But beyond that, a dramatic reshuffling of the global economy, society and life as we know it is also taking place. Our priorities, predictions and planning are entirely different now as we try [...]

2020-05-19T05:15:53-04:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Magazine|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

SAT-3, WACS Suffer New Cable Fault

South Africa’s Slow Internet Could Be Back to Capacity by 4 April - After Two Undersea Cable Faults By Business Insider South Africa March 30, 2020 South Africa’s slow internet could be back up and running to full capacity by 4 April. The Ile D'Aix is making steady progress along the English Channel toward the site [...]

2020-03-30T10:21:27-04:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , |

New SAT-3 Cable Fault Affects Angola, Gabon

Angola, Gabon Internet Services Disrupted After New Problems on Sat-3 Submarine Cable By Telecompaper March 16, 2020 Three weeks after the return of all internet services in Angola, Angola Telecom and the SAT-3/-WASC submarine cable consortium announced a new breakdown in the submarine cable between Libreville (Gabon) and Cacuaco (Angola). The anomaly caused the interruption [...]

2020-03-19T18:14:05-04:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , , , |

Seacom in Talks With Google Over Equiano Cable

Seacom in Talks With Google Over Equiano Cable By Duncan McLeod, Tech Central July 17, 2019 Seacom CEO Byron Clatterbuck said on Wednesday that the company, which built the first subsea broadband cable along Africa’s east coast 10 years ago, is interested in acquiring capacity in Google’s new, high-capacity Equiano cable along the west coast [...]

SAT3 Downtime Had Minimal Impact – Openserve

By MyBroadBand July 14, 2017 The SAT3 submarine cable was hit by an outage this week, with Openserve stating it minimised the impact on local Internet users by diverting international traffic. Alphonzo Samuels, Openserve CEO, said there was a break in the cable about 53km into the Atlantic Ocean from their landing station in Melkbosstrand, at a [...]

2017-07-14T07:29:55-04:00July 14th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , |