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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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Mobile to take back seat to fixed lines in SA

Mobile may dominate as an access medium for the Internet in South Africa, but it’s fixed lines that are consuming most of the data traffic – and they will continue to do so. That’s according to Seacom chief development officer Suveer

Opinion
How smaller players upended SA telecoms

South Africa’s telecommunications industry is on the cusp of its next wave of growth, thanks to the growing uptake by businesses and consumers of bandwidth-intensive applications such as cloud services and Internet streaming. Fast-changing user behaviour

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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

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Seacom boasts 500Gbit/s fibre link

Seacom on Monday demonstrated new “five times 100Gbit/s-per-wave” fibre technology (500Gbit/s in total) as well as its new fibre connection between Teraco’s Johannesburg data centre and Seacom’s submarine cable landing station in

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Seacom mum on Egypt transit delay

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

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