MTN completes coastal long-distance cable project
The company says the cable will enable it to deploy fibre-related connectivity to a wider SA population, particularly to previously disadvantaged communities.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
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.?