Angola Cables and Broadband Infraco MOU opens a gateway to improving internet connectivity into Africa

Linking the international Angola Cables Network to the terrestrial Broadband Infraco network will fast track Internet access in to Africa.   Wednesday, 14 November, 2018 Cape Town, South Africa: Multinational telecoms company, Angola Cables has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Broadband Infraco. Broadband Infraco provides extensive regional long-distance network coverage…

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Angola Cables enters into strategic partnership with Silica Networks

New ‘South Routing’ will lead to East meeting West in a new digital trade route enabling the sharing of content and programming between Latin American,  Africa and  Asian markets     Thursday, 18 October 2018:  Multinational telecoms company, Angola Cables has announced that it has entered into a strategic business partnership with Silica Networks in…

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SACS cable to boost connectivity in Africa via Teraco Data Centres

Low latency access between Africa and the Americas set to benefit local carriers, content and cloud providers as well as enterprises.     Teraco, Africa’s largest vendor neutral colocation data centre provider has  said that customers currently making use of its data centres in Cape Town and Johannesburg are set to benefit from the cross…

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Jacques Vabre Regatta: symbolic sail for sole African boat

Brazilian/Angolan crew set to compete in trans-Atlantic race   (LeHavre, France) 3 November, 2017: The only African entry in the challenging Transat Jacques Vabre regatta is set for symbolic sojourn on behalf of its sponsor Angola Cables.  As a race that connects two continents, the bi-annual competition will see Angolan Dr José Guilherme Caldas skipper…

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Angola Cables collaborates with Microsoft to drive digital transformation in Africa

Microsoft ExpressRoute partner to offer Africa-based organisations  secure access to 42 Microsoft Azure regions across the globe   (Cape Town, South Africa) 2 November, 2017 — Angola Cables announced today that it has become a Microsoft ExpressRoute partner to meet the needs of Africa-based organisations migrating business applications and IT infrastructures to the cloud and accelerating digital transformation…

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Angola Cables introduces new spectrum sharing capabilities on MONET cable

Submarine cable operator offers customers greater choice with virtual private cables   CHICAGO – 6th May, 2018 – Angola Cables, a dedicated wholesale carrier, can now offer its customers customised amounts of capacity with Ciena’s (NYSE: CIEN) GeoMesh Extreme Spectrum Sharing capability. Angola Cables can reliably and securely offer highly differentiated virtual fibre pairs, which are…

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South Atlantic Cable System begins the deep-water installation

First-of-its-kind cable connecting Africa and South America 75% complete   Luanda, Angola (November 8, 2017) – South Atlantic Cable System (SACS), the first submarine cable system across the South Atlantic is in the final stretch of its installation between Africa and South America. Angola Cables, the company overseeing installation and the operations of SACS, and…

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Next generation Monet undersea cable now fully operational

Intercontinental submarine cable between the United States and Brazil comes online providing high volume, high speed commercial connectivity services   Chicago, 8th of May, 2018 – Algar Telecom (Brazil), Angola Cables (Angola), Antel (Uruguay), Alphabet, Inc. (Google) has announced that the 10, 556km Monet Cable System connecting Boca Raton, Florida to both Fortaleza and Santos,…

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Angola Cables expands South Africa presence

New PoP in Cape Town complements JHB PoP to address local demand and expand peering capabilities   (Cape Town) 8 November, 2017 – To further expand its network reach and peering capabilities, Angola Cables announced today that it expects to establish a Point of Presence (PoP) in Cape Town before the end of the year. After…

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New Partnership for Angola Cables and LINX

Wholesale carrier Angola Cables has launched a remote peering service to improve the connectivity between the peering community at The London Internet Exchange (LINX) and the peering members at its own Internet exchange point.   Angola Cables is a partner in the development of data centers in Luanda and Fortaleza, Brazil, and in the building of the…

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Angola Cables and WACREN collaborate to expand connectivity among West and Central African research & education institutions

(Luanda, Angola) 11 December, 2017 – Angola Cables today announced an agreement with the West and Central African Research and Education Network (WACREN), the regional research and education network (REN) that facilitates interconnections between national RENs in West and Central Africa. The agreement will support the growing connectivity among academic communities across West and Central…

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