Posts Tagged ‘undersea fibre’

  • IMG_9633

    In Pictures: This is what makes Africa’s internet possible

    April 3, 2014 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off

    The vessel Léon Thévenin does an amazing job. Currently docked in Cape Town, South Africa, the ship is the main reason undersea fibre optic cables such as Seacom, EASSY and others keep operating – well, partly. At 107.8 m in length and 17.8 m in breadth,...

  • WACS has landed

    April 19, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off

    After a 14 000 kilometer journey down the West Coast of Africa, the small town of Yserfontein marks the South African landing site for the West Africa Cable System (WACS). This multi-million dollar project marks an exponential leap in South Africa’s...