Angola Cables Set to Launch Live Gaming Portal

Angola Cables Set to Launch Angola’s First Live Gaming Portal Angola Cables Press Release August 6, 2019 Partnership with Qwatti will open Angola’s growing gaming population to the more than 2.2 billion active gamers worldwide London, UNITED KINGDOM – Multinational telecoms company, Angola Cables, has announced that, through their ultra-low latency submarine fiber cable routes, [...]

Huawei Marine Completes WACS Upgrade

Huawei Marine WACS Upgrade II Successfully Completed Huawei Marine Press Release February 1, 2019 Tianjin, China - Huawei Marine today announced completion of the West Africa Cable System (WACS) Upgrade II. The project was signed in February 2018 and successfully put into commercial use in October of the same year. The upgrade realized 32*100G wavelengths [...]

2019-02-04T15:02:45-04:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: Technology & Upgrades|Tags: , , , , |

Angola WACS Submarine Cable Damaged

Traffic Limited on Angola's WACS Submarine Cable Due to Cable Damage By Telecompaper September 24, 2018 The submarine fibre optic cable of the WACS system of Angola Cables suffered two cuts, which caused a limit to traffic capacity, and increased latency and losses in the service packages, Angop reported. Angola Cables said action has been [...]

2018-09-24T10:40:56-04:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

Nigeria: Submarine Cable System Underused After U.S.$1 Billion Investment

By Adeyemi Adepetun, All Africa November 1, 2017 After several investments worth over $1 billion (N306 billion), the nation's submarine cable system is still hampered by gross underutilisation. The cost of NITEL's South Atlantic 3 (SAT3) fibre optic cable, which now belongs to ntel, for instance is put at over $600 million. MTN's West African [...]

2017-11-01T10:36:32-04:00November 1st, 2017|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Service Restored In Congo-Brazzaville After 15 Days

By Ismail Akwei, Africa News June 27, 2017 Internet connection in Congo-Brazzaville was restored on Saturday after 15 days of nationwide disruptions and slowdowns that started since June 9, 2017, after a damage to the country’s main submarine cables. It was restored ahead of the five-week projected period given by the technical team working on [...]

2017-06-27T10:32:27-04:00June 27th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , |

Congo-Brazzaville Facing Major Submarine Cable Outage

By Ismail Akwei, Africa News June 14, 2017 Congo-Brazzaville is facing nationwide internet disruptions and slowdowns which started on Friday, June 9, 2017, after a damage to the country’s main submarine cables. Network providers confirmed days after the outage that the problem was caused by a submarine cable cut off in the Atlantic Ocean near [...]

2017-06-16T12:23:12-04:00June 16th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: |