SEACOM partners with Tata Communications for high speed pathways

AFRICA – Major Pan-African telecommunications service provider, SEACOM, and Tata Communications, a leading global digital infrastructure provider, have joined forces to offer high-speed, reliable pathways between Africa, Europe and Asia to meet the growing demand for connectivity linking these regions. This partnership allows SEACOM and Tata Communications to leverage each other’s regional and global networks to address enterprises’ connectivity requirements. SEACOM’s dedicated subsea cable system runs up the east coast of Africa and connects to India in Mumbai. Given Tata Communications’ strong presence in the Indian subcontinent, SEACOM customers can…

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SEACOM partners with Raxio data centre to boost connectivity solutions in Uganda

UGANDA – Leading Pan-African service provider, SEACOM, has patnered with Raxio Data Centre Ltd, to launch Uganda’s first carrier-neutral, enterprise-grade data centre, reports IOL. As the global carrier partner, SEACOM will drive the Internet in Uganda closer to businesses, offering affordable, reliable and quality Internet connectivity – highlighting the mutual benefit of the partnership. The new data centre, which is currently under construction and is set to be completed in Q1 2020, will operate according to Tier III standards facility. At full capacity, Raxio Uganda will be able to accommodate…

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Seacom Telecoms partners with Vodacom to expand services in Africa

AFRICA – Telecoms company Seacom is teaming up with Vodacom Business Africa, the enterprise-focused ICT subsidiary of the Vodacom Group, to establish its footprint in Africa. The partnership will allow both companies to develop their network connectivity across the continent. On the one hand, Seacom can now service customers and partners beyond East and South Africa. Consequently, Vodacom will solidify its substantial presence across the continent. The partnership will allow the underwater cable service provider customers to access network footprints in the continent. Seacom plans to use Vodacom’s network in…

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Seacom completes 100% acquisition of South Africa’s FibreCo

SOUTH AFRICA – Seacom, a submarine communications cable operator has completed the acquisition of 100% shareholding in FibreCo Telecommunications for an undisclosed sum. Based in South Africa, FibreCo owns and operates a national fibre network providing infrastructure and connectivity services across the country. The transaction, made through Seacom’s affiliate, Seacom South Africa enables the company to connect its East and West coast submarine assets with a robust network of trans-South African fibre. Founded in 2009, FibreCo develops an open-access long-haul terrestrial fibre optic broadband network. Its open-access network ultimately enables…

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Seacom acquires full ownership of South Africa’s network provider Fibreco

SOUTH AFRICA – Pan-African communications provider SEACOM has completed 100% acquisition of South Africa’s FibreCo Telecommunications following the approval of the transaction by the Competition Commission. The acquisition was made through SEACOM subsidiary, SEACOM South Africa. FibreCo owns and operates a national fibre network providing infrastructure and connectivity services across South Africa.  SEACOM is set to leverage on FibreCo’s network, which runs along South Africa’s highest-traffic transmission routes and links all major South Africa cities. With the acquisition of FibreCo, SEACOM completes its “African Ring” by connecting its East and…

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