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Posts Tagged ‘fibreoptic network’

  • Mozambique gets a slice of SEACOM

    January 31, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Mozambique gets a slice of SEACOM

    The Mozambican Ministry of Science and Technology has signed a 20 year agreement to access international broadband fibre connectivity on the SEACOM network. Beneficiaries of the newly acquired capacity include the Mozambique Research and Education Network...

  • Damaged cable costly for Safaricom

    November 3, 2010 • Top StoriesComments Off on Damaged cable costly for Safaricom

    LEADING Kenyan mobile telephony provider Safaricom has apologized to its subscribers for the recent failure of one of its fibre optic cables. The outage was caused by a fibre cable cut at Museum Hill in Nairobi on Tuesday night during ongoing road...

  • WIOCC-EASSy cable ready for business

    July 23, 2010 • Top StoriesComments (2)

    JUST seven months after commencing cable construction and installation, and following a comprehensive program of testing, the WIOCC-EASSy cable is now complete, has gone live and is ready for business. This marks the launch of the largest submarine system...

  • Vodacom to collaborate with Neotel and MTN on fibre-Optic project

    January 20, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Vodacom to collaborate with Neotel and MTN on fibre-Optic project

    SOUTH Africa’s Vodacom is reportedly looking at collaborating with fellow communication service providers in a multibillion-rand fibreoptic network project. Valued at R2 billion, the project currently involves MTN and Neotel...