Israeli satellite and fibre telecommunications provider Gilat is stepping up its focus on fibre-optic infrastructure in Africa and plans to establish a Johannesburg office early next year. The company continues to increase the scope and scale of its operations on the continent through
The East African Submarine System, the second high-capacity fibre-optic cable along Africa’s east coast, is live. However, local Internet users will have to wait until at least August to enjoy any benefits. The West Indian Ocean Cable Company, the largest shareholder in Eassy, announced this week that the cable is ready to be tested by its owners.