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  • Telkom undersea capacity upgraded

    October 12, 2009 • Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom undersea capacity upgraded

    There are at least nine undersea telecommunication cables (including SAT3 and SAFE) that will connect various parts of Sub-Saharan Africa to the rest of the world by the end of ...

  • Kenya’s Safaricom tests undersea cable

    July 29, 2009 • Top StoriesComments (9)

    Nairobi, (IT News Africa)–SAFARICOM, the listed telecoms operator in Kenya will Thursday do live testing of the TEAMS undersea cable, according to the Chief Executive Officer Michael Joseph...

  • Four firms lose 5% stake in TEAMs project

    July 22, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Four firms lose 5% stake in TEAMs project

    Four firms have lost their shareholding in the Kenyan undersea fibre optic cable TEAMs project after failing to pay for their 5% stake...

  • Sea Pirates delay SEACOM launch

    June 24, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (2)

    The increase in pirate activity during April and May 2009, both in terms of intensity and geographical coverage, necessitated a change in SEACOM’s cable installation plans which resulted in a delay in the ready for service date from 27 June 2009 to 23 July ...

  • TEAMS undersea cable finally launched

    June 15, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    THE long-awaited East African Marine System (TEAMS) fibre optic undersea cable, expected to cut telecommunications costs across the continent has officially been launched in Kenya. Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki who launched the 5,000-kilometer cable which...

  • ACE submarine cable extended to South Africa

    June 11, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on ACE submarine cable extended to South Africa

    In a press release, France Telecom has announced that ACE (Africa Coast to Europe) submarine cable system, which was intially planned to stretch from France to Gabon, will now be extended to South Africa connecting all countries along the West coast of...

  • SEACOM cable almost complete

    May 28, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    Undersea high-bandwidth fibre cable provider, SEACOM, has announced that critical portions of land infrastructure needed to connect its new African fibre data cable, have been completed on schedule...

  • Seacom signs deal with Interoute for global fibre network connection

    April 28, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Seacom signs deal with Interoute for global fibre network connection

    Seacom and Interoute have signed an agreement, which will see the connection of the African fibre network provider’s 17,000 kilometre intercontinental submarine fibre optic network cable to Interoute’ s pan-European fibre optic network...

  • Tata Communications closes cable deal with Seacom

    March 20, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Tata Communications closes cable deal with Seacom

    Tata Communications has closed a deal with Seacom to be come an anchor tenant customer on the latter’s undersea cable system. This deal will allow Tata Communications to provide fully integrated network services from South Africa, Mozambique, Tanzania and...