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500 Gb/s network trial a global first in SA

Africa’s EASSy cable set for upgrade

French company Alcatel-Lucent is set to upgrade the 10 000km EASSy submarine cable system with the latest 100 gigabit-per-second technology, boosting ultra-broadband capacity in eastern and southern Africa and strengthening its connectivity with Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Africa to get even more broadband

Africa is bracing itself for yet another broadband boom with the recent announcement of the BRICS-backed South Atlantic Express. This new submarine cable system will connect the continent to South America.
Seacom: new era for SA internet

Vodacom's R5.6bn African expansion

British research firm opens SA office

UK-based communications research company Informa Telecoms & Media is to open a new office in Johannesburg, giving it direct access to the fast-growing African telecommunications market.
SA prepares for satellite launch

SA prepares for satellite launch

South Africa's second satellite, SumbandilaSAT, will be launched in early 2007 from a submarine off the coast of Russia and carried halfway around the world by an intercontinental ballistic missile before being released into low-earth orbit.
EASSy undersea cable on track

EASSy undersea cable on track

Construction of the Eastern Africa Submarine Cable System, a 9 900km undersea optical cable between Durban and Port Sudan, is due to begin soon after a group of development banks announced a $70.7-million investment in the project.

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