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Equiano Cable Activated in Namibia

Paratus, the landing partner for the Equiano subsea cable in Namibia, is thrilled to announce the activation of the cable today. This momentous occasion marks a significant milestone in the delivery of enhanced connectivity to Namibia and the broader...

Data highway expands rapidly through Africa

Paratus Africa has announced that it recently activated additional capacity between West Africa Undersea Cable System (WACS) and Lusaka, Zambia. This follows the recent Paratus Trans Kalahari Fiber project that was built between the WACS landing station in Swakopmund...

MWC 2017 : Video is a trillion dollar business for Telcos says Huawei.CEO

At the Mobile World Congress, Huawei Technologies continued its drive to create platforms that help telecom operators and other service providers realise improved revenue streams. With this, consumers will also have a great experience on one video service platform....

Signed, WACS and delivered – now what? The opportunity for West and Central Africa

Construction of the $650 million West Africa Cable System (WACS) began in 2009 and was completed in April 2011. On target, a little over a year later (11 May 2012) the first traffic ran over the cable… from South...

New entrant on Kenya’s fibre cable market

The latest entrant on the Kenyan cable market, Honest Kenya, offers copper and fibre optic cables at 20% less than the average market prices, a move that might instill a price war in the market. “Compared to the region, the...

EaSSy unlikely to affect cost of connectivity

Although the arrival of EaSSy will provide much needed competition and improved connectivity to South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, the high connectivity costs remain the main concern among users in the region. Telecom executives interviewed on the above issue confirmed...

EASSy cable finally lands

The much awaited East African Submarine Cable System (EASSy), which was expected to land at Mtunzini, KwaZulu Natal (KZN), South Africa, during the weekend, has finally landed this morning at 8.04am, an official told ITNewsAfrica.com. CLICK HERE TO VIEW PHOTOS Telkom's...

Vodacom lowers its broadband rates

Vodacom Business has decided to cut in half its rates for broadband connectivity, following last year’s launch of Seacom fibreoptic cable, writes Business Day. Acording to MD Ermano Quartero, the decision is justified by "the increasing competition between undersea cable...

Telkom’s SAT3 cable goes down

Telkom’s SAT3 cable system that connects South Africa to the rest of the world is experiencing a loss of connectivity today, causing breaks in traffic and slow response until late this evening, according to Business Day sources. Luckily there are...

Neotel sees surging demand for international cable connectivity

Neotel has confirmed today that the uptake of its international capacity has far exceeded its forecasts, increasing the need for international cable connectivity. “The demand for this international capacity has been much higher than anticipated, which proves there is a...
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