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Africa-1 cable forging ahead: reports

Plans to build a superfast submarine broadband cable connecting South Africa and countries in the Middle East, South-Central Asia and Europe, are forging ahead, according to reports.

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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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Why PCCW is backing Africa-1 cable

Growing trade between Africa and Asia has prompted talk of a new subsea broadband cable along Africa’s eastern coastline, says Hong Kong ICT firm PCCW. Last week, PCCW said it along with Telkom, MTN Saudi Telecom Company and

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New cable promises bandwidth for Africa

Imagine downloading 5 000 movies per second over your Internet connection. Those are the ultimate speeds being promised by a new, multibillion-rand submarine cable system that is to be built to connect South Africa and East Africa to Asia and

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Huge new subsea cable to connect Africa

A super-fast new subsea telecommunications cable, offering access between South Africa, the Middle East and Europe at speeds until now unheard of in the region, is to be built in the next two years. Liquid Telecom said on Monday that a newly created and wholly owned subsidiary, Liquid Sea

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With Ace, subsea cable rush nears end

The Africa Coast to Europe (Ace) submarine cable could be among the last major international broadband systems to land on South African shores for some time, says an expert. The Ace cable

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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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Africa leads world in Internet growth

Growth in international Internet capacity connected to Africa outpaces all other regions of the world, new research shows. African Internet bandwidth grew by 41% between 2014 and 2015, and by 51% compounded annually over the past five years, to reach 2,9Tbit/s, according to new data from

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