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Broadband Infraco adds capability to monitor WACS

Analysts laud the state-owned entity’s decision to add undersea cable monitoring as part of its new service offerings.

5:40
Mar 31, 2020

Seacom carries extra traffic as WACS outage continues

The Seacom cable system is now carrying a large amount of SA’s international Internet traffic after the breaking of the West Africa Cable System.

2:10
Mar 28, 2020

SA’s ISPs report slow Internet speeds after WACS cable break

Internet service providers warn South Africans to expect slow speeds after the breaking of the West Africa Cable System.

2:50
Feb 19, 2020

SA’s connectivity fully restored after subsea cable fix

South Africans can now breathe a sigh of relief as international connectivity capacity returns to normal, says Openserve.

3:10
Jan 23, 2020

Cable ship finally departs to fix broken submarine cables

Weather conditions permitting, it is anticipated the vessel will reach its first repair site on the evening of 28 January.

3:00
Jan 21, 2020

Openserve diverts traffic after dual submarine cable break

The Telkom subsidiary cannot give clear timelines on when the broken subsea cable systems will be fully restored.

1:20
Jan 16, 2020

Openserve hit by dual submarine cable break

The company liaises with the WACS and SAT3/WASC consortiums to determine the cause of the simultaneous loss of service on both cable systems. 

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Broadband Infraco intensifies capacity to platinum belt

The state-owned entity is poised to take a leading role in the proposed regional fibre project, dubbed the ‘SADC superhighway’.

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Apr 11, 2018

Africa to US subsea cable coming soon

US-based Seaborn Networks fast-tracks the process to build an undersea cable route that directly connects SA and Brazil.

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Oct 17, 2016

Seacom fault affecting Africa

Seacom says it has identified a shunt fault in the Mediterranean Sea between Egypt and France which is impacting transmission traffic to Africa.?

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Jan 22, 2016

Seacom blames civil construction for outages

The glitches that resulted in most of Africa losing Internet connectivity yesterday were caused by construction work in Egypt.

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SA crunches into the collider data grid

South Africa has joined the computing grid for the largest particle accelerator in the world, the Large Hadron Collider.

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