West African Cable System

Angola Cables and DE-CIX Sign MOU to Establish Interconnection Environment in Angola and the West Coast of Africa

By |2014-06-19T04:00:58-05:00June 19th, 2014|Categories: Africa, architecture, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, business collaboration, business partnership, cable, Connectivity, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, High Speed Internet, hosting, interconnection, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet foundation, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IP Exchange, IP peering, peering, Peering exchange, Peering exchchange, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

DE-CIX and Angola Cables today announced a strategic partnership, signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that establishes a long-term collaboration and creates the foundations of a new neutral interconnection environment in the Republic of Angola and in the Southern African Region. Internet and telephony penetration rates in Africa rank amongst the lowest in the world, however [...]

African Telecoms to Rival Middle East

By |2010-03-23T15:03:14-05:00March 23rd, 2010|Categories: Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

$18bn African Investment – but can the Middle East take the call? Since 2001, Investment into the African telecommunications sector has hit $18bn, however Africa has missed many opportunities to deploy cable infrastructure to the same extent as its competitive continents such as the Middle East and Asia. Nevertheless leading authorities understand that such an infrastructure [...]