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Posts Tagged ‘Chris Wood’

  • African Telecom CEOs dominate 2014 GTB Power 100 list

    September 30, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, People, Top StoriesComments Off on African Telecom CEOs dominate 2014 GTB Power 100 list

    The Global Telecoms Business Power 100 list for 2014 has been revealed. While many countries took the stage, African telecom CEOs took up four positions. Each CEO has moved up the rankings over the past few years. This showcases that Africa has moved from...

  • WIOCC CEO among 100 most powerful people in global telecoms

    September 30, 2014 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on WIOCC CEO among 100 most powerful people in global telecoms

    In this year’s GTB Power 100 listing, Chris WIOCC CEO, climbed the rankings to #62 – up from #65 last year and #79 in 2012. He is one of only four executives from African businesses to grace the listings. Earlier this year, Chris brought the first and...

  • EASSy cable gets major speed boost with Alcatel-Lucent

    January 23, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on EASSy cable gets major speed boost with Alcatel-Lucent

    Gloabl technology giant Alcatel-Lucent is set to upgrade the EASSy submarine cable system, one of the largest and most modern systems serving Africa, with the deployment of the latest 100 gigabit-per-second (Gbit/s) technology. Alcatel-Lucent‘s 100G...

  • WIOCC’s European cable repaired

    April 20, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on WIOCC’s European cable repaired

    Repairs to the submarine cable delivering most of WIOCC’s (West Indian Ocean Cable Company) connectivity to Europe were completed on Wednesday April 17th and WIOCC customer traffic is currently being migrated back to its original routing. During the...

  • WIOCC continues African expansion

    April 17, 2013 • PeopleComments Off on WIOCC continues African expansion

    WIOCC is further strengthening its presence in Africa by bringing in three experienced senior telecoms industry professionals: Darren Bedford, from PCCW (formerly Gateway Communications); Martin Mutiiria, from Nokia Siemens Networks; and Jason Tutty from...

  • East African undersea cables remain unfixed

    March 5, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (3)

    It has been three weeks since an underwater cable was damaged off the Kenyan cost, leaving East African companies and businesses frustrated as they await telecom services to return to normal. Chris Wood, WIOCC Chief Executive, called the situation “very...