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Africa gains in connectivity with submarine deals

The submarine cable brings more connectivity to Africa

The African continent became more connected this week as global telecoms network exchange Epsilon Telecommunications interconnected with both the SEACOM and West Africa Cable System (WACS), giving the company undersea cable connectivity that circumnavigates Africa.

Seacom, Interoute improve African net experience

Seacom and Interoute will also offer services over a shared network

Submarine cable operator Seacom, which connects Africa to Europe and Asia, has partnered with European network operator Interoute to improve the quality of internet access on the African continent by caching content closer to its consumers.

Bank of China to fund Africa-America submarine cable system

The proposed SAex cable will link Africa with the Americas

Bank of China is set to fund the construction of an undersea cable system linking South Africa and Angola to Brazil, with onward connectivity to North America. The South Atlantic Express Cable (SAex) is intended to reduce latency and bandwidth costs by connecting Africa to the Americas via its shortest route to date; most of South Africa’s Americas-bound traffic currently routes via Europe.

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