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  • Mark Simpson, CEo fo Seacom (image: Seacom)

    Seacom CEO, Mark Simpson resigns

    February 7, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on Seacom CEO, Mark Simpson resigns

    Pan-African Telecommunications enabler SEACOM has announced the resignation of CEO Mark Simpson. A brief statement issued by the Company yesterday said that Simpson had led the business from a successful project finance initiative into a “dynamic broadband...

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    Seacom launches Cape Town PoP

    November 13, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Seacom launches Cape Town PoP

    In South Africa, Pan-African ICT enabler SEACOM has launched a point of presence (PoP) in Cape Town for customers wanting to access and terminate services in the city. The new SEACOM PoP plays a vital role in linking Eastern and Western undersea cable systems...

  • Mark Simpson, CEO of SEACOM (image: SEACOM)

    SEACOM’s Remote Peering streamlines African exchange

    September 3, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SEACOM’s Remote Peering streamlines African exchange

    SEACOM today launches a new Remote Peering service, a product which bundles SEACOM connectivity with exchange point membership to provide operators and ISPs in Africa with a single point of contact for the management of their international peering...

  • SEACOM to embark on community upliftment

    July 22, 2013 • East Africa, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SEACOM to embark on community upliftment

    SEACOM is celebrating the fourth anniversary of its commercial launch on 23 July 2013, by reaching out to communities across Africa with a range of social upliftment activities. This continues the pan-African telecom enabler’s tradition of celebrating its...

  • Seacom outage could last till April

    March 25, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    International internet connectivity between Africa and Europe has been affected by damage to Seacom undersea cable infrastructure. The company has issued several statements since Friday last week saying that they are in the process of restoring...

  • SEACOM, first pan-African reseller of Amsterdam Internet Exchange

    September 18, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SEACOM, first pan-African reseller of Amsterdam Internet Exchange

    SEACOM, a pan-African ICT enabler, plans to expand its European connectivity to Amsterdam and will be the latest partner to join the AMS-IX reselling program. Joining the program gives SEACOM the opportunity to make connectivity to the AMS-IX platform more...

  • SEACOM heads to AfPIF to discuss Africa’s Internet

    August 20, 2012 • OnlineComments Off on SEACOM heads to AfPIF to discuss Africa’s Internet

    Privately owned and operated, pan-African ICT enabler SEACOM is supporting the third African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF) in South Africa this year in line with its vision for the development of the Internet in Africa. AfPIF takes place from 22...

  • Q&A: SEACOM’s CEO Mark Simpson

    August 17, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on Q&A: SEACOM’s CEO Mark Simpson

    SEACOM recently celebrated the 3rd anniversary of its commercial launch. The company remains focused on the objective of helping to bring about ‘a fully connected society’ by 2020. IT News Africa caught up with CEO Mark Simpson to find out how...

  • SEACOM to upgrade cable capacity

    September 23, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on SEACOM to upgrade cable capacity

    SEACOM has announced that it will upgrade the capacity of its cable following an increase in demand, after receiving a 60% subscription to the current 1.28 terabytes per second capacity. SEACOM Chief Executive Officer Mark Simpson said that following trends...

  • SEACOM appoints new CEO

    August 30, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on SEACOM appoints new CEO

    SEACOM, the pan-African ICT enabler, has announced the appointment of Mark Simpson as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with effect 5 September 2011. Brian Herlihy, the current CEO, will remain with the company as a member of the Board and take on the new...