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Seacom plans big infrastructure upgrades

Seacom has moved to 100G optical network transport technology, and lit up an additional 500Gbit/s of capacity on its subsea cable that connects Africa with Europe. The company said it made substantial investments

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Seacom to pursue acquisitions

Seacom, the company that built the first subsea telecommunications cable along Africa’s east coast, has said it plans to make acquisitions that will give it direct access to metropolitan fibre infrastructure

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Seacom goes direct in Kenya

A year after launching corporate ICT services in the South African market, pan-African telecommunications company and subsea fibre cable operator Seacom is expanding its corporate offering to Kenya. Under its Seacom Business intiative

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Econet, Seacom said to be courting Neotel

Econet and subsea cable operator Seacom are courting Neotel with the view to a potential acquisition, it was reported on Tuesday. The news comes after Vodacom was forced to walk away from its R7bn plan to buy Neotel

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Why Seacom went down for a second time

Construction work in Egypt is a key reason behind fibre cuts that have disrupted Internet services in South Africa twice in one week. This is according to Claes Segelberg, who is the chief technical officer of undersea broadband cable provider Seacom

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SA has enough international bandwidth: Seacom

South Africa is not facing challenges when it comes to international connectivity landing on its shores, says Seacom CEO Byron Clatterbuck. In the past six years, South Africa has been connected to numerous undersea broadband cables that have brought much-needed bandwidth to the country

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Seacom goes direct to corporate SA

Pan-African telecommunications company and subsea fibre cable operator Seacom has launched Seacom Business, a new division that intends selling capacity across its infrastructure directly to corporate customers

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SA behind in corporate fibre broadband: Seacom

South Africa is far behind Europe and the US when it comes to the corporate sector being connected to fibre broadband. This is according to the CEO of pan-African telecom services company Seacom, Byron Clatterbuck. Big metropolitan areas in South Africa

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New CEO at Seacom

A year after announcing that its CEO, Mark Simpson, had decided to leave the company to “pursue personal interests”, undersea cable operator Seacom has appointed Byron Clatterbuck to the role. Seacom founder and executive director Brian Herlihy

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More management changes at Seacom

Just a week after Seacom announced that its founder, Brian Herlihy, was returning to lead the company, replacing CEO Mark Simpson, the pan-African subsea cable operator has announced a further management shake-up. In a statement, Seacom says the changes