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: , , , , |

Seacom Acquires FibreCo for National Coverage

Seacom Acquires FibreCo for National Coverage By IT-Online March 4, 2019 Seacom today formally announced the completion of the 100% acquisition of FibreCo Telecommunications. FibreCo owns and operates a national fibre network providing infrastructure and connectivity services across South Africa. The acquisition was made through Seacom South Africa. FibreCo’s network runs along South Africa’s highest-traffic [...]

2019-03-06T11:10:43-04:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

Seacom Upgrades Africa Subsea Cable System

Seacom Upgrades Africa Subsea Cable System By African News Agency June 5, 2018 Pan African telecommunications company Seacom said on Tuesday it had upgraded its key submarine network system from its southern and eastern African coastline landings into Europe at a total capacity of 1.5 terabits per second, adding 500G of new capacity on the [...]

2018-06-05T11:17:38-04:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , , , |

Seacom Schedules Cable Maintenance For 19-23 January

By Telecompaper January 10, 2018 Seacom has scheduled routine cable maintenance on its subsea cable system in the Red Sea, reports MyBroadband. The company said all linear transmission traffic on the East Coast of Africa to and from Europe will be affected. The maintenance will begin at 03:00 hrs on 19 January and end at [...]

2018-01-11T15:33:30-04:00January 11th, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: |