2Africa Extended To The Arabian Gulf, Pakistan and India

2Africa Extended to The Arabian Gulf, Pakistan and India Now the Longest Subsea Cable System in the World APO Press Release on behalf of Facebook September 28, 2021 JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The 2Africa consortium, comprised of China Mobile International, Facebook (www.Facebook.com), MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC, announced today the addition [...]

2Africa Consortium Announces New Cable Branches

2Africa Consortium Announces New Cable Branches The branches will extend 2Africa’s connectivity to the Seychelles, the Comoros Islands, and Angola, and bring a new landing to south-east Nigeria August 16, 2021 JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - The 2Africa consortium, comprised of China Mobile International, Facebook (Facebook.com), MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC, announced [...]

2021-08-16T07:47:21-04:00August 16th, 2021|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , |

WIOCC Extends Connectivity To New Locations in South Africa

WIOCC Extends Connectivity To New Locations in South Africa May 12, 2021 Mauritius - Affordable connectivity is available in more towns and cities in South Africa after capacity wholesaler WIOCC extended its national hyperscale network with a further 30 Points of Presence (PoPs) along the country’s southern coastline - between Cape Town and Durban. Part of [...]

2021-05-12T10:31:15-04:00May 12th, 2021|Categories: Data Centers|Tags: , , |

Outages Affect WIOCC Clients In Multiple African Countries

Combined Outages Affect WIOCC Clients In Multiple African Countries WIOCC Press Release February 23, 2021 On Tuesday, 16th February at 19:16 UTC, the WIOCC Network Operation Centre (NOC) observed interruption to a significant number of client services between Djibouti and Marseille, France on the SeaMeWe5 submarine cable, affecting voice, data and internet services in multiple [...]

2021-02-23T14:41:28-05:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

EAIF, Proparco Back WIOCC

EAIF, Proparco Back WIOCC By Africa Global Funds October 5, 2020 Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company, the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) has loaned $40m over 10 years in a debt package of $100m raised by the West Indian Ocean Cable Company (WIOCC). Proparco, the French development finance institution, was the transaction’s mandated lead [...]

2020-10-06T09:25:18-04:00October 6th, 2020|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

2Africa Submarine Cable System Announced

2Africa: A Transformative Subsea Cable for Future Internet Connectivity in Africa Announced by Global and African Partners Telecom Egypt Press Release May 14, 2020 China Mobile International, Facebook, MTN Global Connect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC announced today that they will partner to build 2Africa, which will be the most comprehensive subsea cable [...]

WIOCC Picks APTelecom For Africa Connectivity Partner

WIOCC Appoints APTelecom as Channel Partner for commercialisation of Africa connectivity with a focus on clients in Asia and USA APTelecom, WIOCC Joint Press Release March 15, 2018 KENYA and NEW YORK —Africa’s carriers’ carrier WIOCC, today announced that it has engaged APTelecom, a facilities-based telecom consulting and service company specialising in emerging markets, as [...]

2018-03-16T13:37:40-04:00March 16th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |