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It is extremely unlikely, although not impossible, that saboteurs were responsible for the cut in Seacom and other undersea cables north of Egypt last Friday, Seacom CEO Mark Simpson says. Simpson’s comments come after news on Thursday morning that Egyptian authorities had arrested three divers off the

Just a week after submarine telecommunications cable cuts off the coast of Egypt caused major disruptions to broadband services across Africa, Egyptian authorities have arrested three divers suspected of trying to sever the Sea-Me-We 4 cable system that runs through the region. There are no

Seacom’s undersea cable system is still not carrying traffic through Egypt and onto Europe, despite the fact that the cable is fully built and ready for service. The company continues to rely

Seacom has moved to buy redundant capacity on competing cables already in place around Africa following a spate of downtime incidents that have left some SA consumers fuming