Seacom Suffers Outage Affecting Services in Europe

Seacom Submarine System Goes Down, Affecting Services Into Europe By Tech Central October 23, 2019 Seacom said on Wednesday that the submarine cable system it operates along Africa’s east coast is experiencing a “service-affecting outage”. The incident began at midnight South African time. “Seacom is experiencing a service-affecting outage on its subsea cable system between [...]

2019-10-23T10:14:46-04:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Seacom to Double Capacity, Light up FibreCo Assets

Seacom to Double Capacity, Light up FibreCo Assets By Admire Moyo, ITWeb July 17, 2019 Submarine cable operator Seacom is looking to double its capacity this year, while looking to light up recently-acquired FibreCo assets in SA. This was revealed by Byron Clatterbuck, CEO of Seacom, during a media event this morning ahead of the [...]

2019-07-17T11:50:40-04:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , |

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: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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: , , |

SEACOM Launches Corporate Cloud Services in Uganda

SEACOM Launches Its Corporate Internet & Cloud Services to Businesses in Uganda By TechMoran June 13, 2019 SEACOM has launched its corporate market offering into Uganda to provide corporate organisations in Uganda with reliable data connectivity and cloud services. SEACOM will provide a corporate-grade consistent service quality by leveraging SEACOM’s existing high-speed fiber-based network infrastructure that [...]

2019-06-14T11:52:51-04:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

SEACOM to Connect Kenya Businesses to South Africa

SEACOM to Directly Connect Kenyan Businesses Through South Africa By Njenga Hakeenah April 3, 2019 Pan-African internet and connectivity service provider SEACOM will now offer direct connections from its East African network directly to public cloud networks and datacentres located South Africa. This announcement follows the launch of Microsoft’s new enterprise-grade datacentres in South Africa based in Cape [...]

2019-04-04T11:19:27-04:00April 4th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , |