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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Offshore installation of SACS nears completion

(Luanda, Angola) 23 January, 2018 – The installation of the first direct link between Africa and South America is nearing completion. The wet-plant installation is progressing in accordance to the plan and the cables will arrive in Brazil at the beginning of February 2018. Construction works of the landing station / data centre in Fortaleza,…

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Angola Cables and North/South America-based consortium of universities and research organisations to expand next-generation networks to Africa

Miami, Florida, December 1, 2016 – Angola Cables and Florida International University’s (FIU) Center for Internet Augmented Research and Assessment (CIARA) today expanded their memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the development of a next-generation Internet network to include Africa.  The multi-institutional project — managed by the AmLight Consortium — will link academic communities across African,…

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Angola Cables to open its first POP in South Africa

Teraco (Johannesburg) selected as colocation partner to grow IP services in SADC region   Cape Town, South Africa (16 November, 2016) – From AfricaCom 2016 in Cape Town, Angola Cables today announced its first direct Point of Presence (POP) in South Africa at Teraco (Johannesburg).   “As part of establishing Angola as one of the…

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Angola Cables Selects Ciena for MONET Subsea Cable System

Network addresses demands for growing connectivity needs between U.S. and Brazil   HANOVER, Md. – March 2, 2017 – Angola Cables, a dedicated wholesale carrier, has selected Ciena’s GeoMesh and Blue Planet solutions to support its new service launch on the MONET subsea cable. This 10,556 km route will provide more than 25 Tb/s of…

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Angola hosts Future Forum to drive economic diversification

Inaugural ICT-focused event highlights opportunities for Private-Public Partnerships and international collaboration in Science, Technology and Education     (Luanda, Angola) – 7 February, 2017: As part of its strategy to diversify the economy, the Angolan Ministry of Science and Technology recently hosted an event to highlight the important role that science, technology and education play…

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Angola Cables to peer at NAPAfrica

Africa’s most connected Internet Exchange   (Luanda, Angola) 17 February, 2017 – Angola Cables, a leading telecoms operator is expanding its network reach and peering capabilities across the globe. With an aim to become a major IP transit and MPLS player in sub-Saharan Africa, Angola Cables has chosen NAPAfrica as its peering point. NAPAfrica is…

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