WACS SUBMARINE CABLE INTERRUPTED IN EUROPE
- The West African Cable System (WACS) linking South Africa to Europe has reported a break between Seixal, Portugal and Highbridge in England
- As a result of this outage, Angola Cables, a member of the WACS consortium, is ensuring connectivity, continuity and global interconnection through its redundant network using the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS)
South Africa, 28 March 2020: Angola Cables has announced that there has been an interruption in the supply of services on the submarine cable section WACS which connects Seixal, Portugal, to Highbridge in England.
However, the services Angola Cables’ provides to its customers remain operational across the 11 WACS cable contact points on the West coast of Africa.
Data connections and access to global content and services continue to be provided given the robustness and redundancy of the Angola Cables network.
As a top priority, Angola Cables and the consortium of WACS partners are working to restore the cable’s full capacity to impacted customers as soon as possible.
About Angola Cables
Angola Cables is a multinational company operating in the global ICT industry providing tailored connectivity solutions for the wholesale and corporate segments. With a robust subsea cable infrastructure and highly interconnected IP network, Angola Cables offers customers greater access to the world’s largest IXP´s, Tier 1 operators and global content providers.
Through SACS, Monet and WACS submarine cable systems the company directly connects the Americas, Africa, and Europe and has established partnerships to reach Asia. Angola Cables’ manages the Tier III Data Center AngoNAP Fortaleza (Brazil) and the Data Center AngoNAP Luanda (Angola) as well as the PIX facility in Brazil and Angonix – one of the largest Internet Exchange Points (IXP’s) in Africa. The company offers a range of digital services across multiple industries from customised Cloud solutions to digital gaming resources.
For more information, visit our website: www.angolacables.com