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The West African Cable System (Wacs), the highest-capacity undersea telecommunications cable to land in SA to date, will eventually offer countries along its route, including SA, up to 5,1Tbit/s of capacity into Europe. With 14 entities involved in

The West African Cable System (Wacs), the latest submarine cable to land on African shores, has arrived, offering SA operators 500Gbit/s of capacity at launch. The system, which has a design capacity of 5,1Tbit/s, makes use of both 10Gbit/s and 40Gbit/s technology on different segments and will

The 14 000km West African Cable System (Wacs), the first new sub-sea telecommunications cable along Africa’s west coast since Sat-3 was launched 11 years ago, will be launched officially in about a month’s time. Angus Hay, co-chair of the Wacs management committee and chief technology officer at Neotel, says

Though no serious investments have taken place yet to bring high-capacity fibre infrastructure into South Africans’ homes, Neotel chief technology officer Angus Hay says it will happen. Hay, speaking at a fibre telecommunications conference

Neotel believes there is “plenty of knowledge” about local-loop unbundling available and SA ought to learn from it and adapt it to the country’s context. The company’s chief technology officer, Angus Hay, was speaking on Thursday