Browsing: Seacom

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Seacom upgrades subsea cable

Seacom has upgraded its submarine cable system that connects South Africa and East Africa to Europe. The upgrade has added 500Gbit/s of capacity, taking the total capacity on the route to 1.5Tbit/s. The cable was last

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Meet the CEO: Seacom’s Byron Clatterbuck

Meet the CEO is a new, weekly feature on TechCentral. The aim is to introduce our readers to the people behind the news by providing insights into the leaders shaping South Africa’s ICT industry. Our first interview is with

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Seacom may build new subsea cable

Seacom is mulling the idea of building a new, high-capacity subsea telecommunications cable, either along the east coast of Africa, where it already operates a system, or along the west coast. CEO Byron Clatterbuck emphasised

Opinion
Why network nerds are so excited about SD-WAN

The concept of virtualisation is coming to the wide-area network, promising to give enterprises a more agile, cost-effective and resilient approach to managing their network infrastructure. The concept of the software-defined WAN

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Seacom buys Cape Town fibre provider

Seacom, which operates a high-capacity undersea cable along Africa’s east coast, has acquired a Cape Town-based Internet service provider, MacroLan, for an undisclosed sum. The company will be used by

Suveer Ramdhani
Africa’s demand for fibre set to boom

The telecommunications industry in South Africa and the rest of the continent is on the cusp of a fibre and mobile broadband boom, as network operators scramble to meet the demand for video, cloud applications and mobile solutions among consumers

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