Watershed moment for African Internet

Installation of first direct subsea link between Africa and South America begins in Angola 9 August, 2017 – Luanda, Angola – Angola Cables today took a step closer to completion of the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) at an official launch in Sangano, Angola. SACS is the first direct link between Africa and South America.…

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Greater investments needed to drive data explosion in Africa

Based on the theme Achieving A Connected Continent: Leading The Data Explosion Across Africa, the expert panel session with participation from Google, Facebook, WIOCC, Liquid Telecom and Angola Cables, discussed strategies for achieving improved broadband access across the continent. The session reviewed the state of broadband infrastructure and data traffic trajectories in different countries on…

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Angola Cables Selects Ciena for MONET Subsea Cable System

Wholesaler Angola Cables 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 traffic on Angola Cables’ network between the U.S. and Latin America’s major business hub of São Paulo, Brazil. Angola Cables’ wholesale customers…

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Angola Cables to peer at NAPAfrica

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 Africa’s largest Internet Exchange Point (IXP), with over 240 unique connected networks…

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Angola hosts Future Forum to drive economic diversification

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 in driving socio-economic development. Entitled ‘Future Forum’ , the inaugural event featured decision makers from the public, private and social impact sectors from Angola, South…

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Angola Cables, Teraco partner to launch South African PoP

  Angola Cables has announced that its first direct point of presence (PoP) in Johannesburg, South Africa, will be operational in December. Angola Cables has selected Teraco Data Environments as the colocation partner to deploy the PoP. “As part of establishing Angola as one of the leading hubs for Internet connectivity in Africa, we’re growing…

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Angola Cables uses sailing to gain credibility in Brazil

How can an African company, founded in 2009, triumph in Brazil on a restricted sector? That was the challenge for Angola Cables, that decided to use sport as a mean to get business in the country. After receiving an invitation from the company, “Máquina do Esporte”, an online sports magazine, accompanied two boats sponsored by…

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7 things that you do not know about submarine cables

As we know, submarine cables are a technology that have revolutionized the world of internet because it allows us to make data connections all over the world quickly and with high quality. Without it, it would not be possible for us to have the signal quality that we have on the Internet, telephones and cellphones.…

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Angola Cables present in Ilhabela Sailing Week

Mussulo III, one of the favorites in the Alcatrazes race, and the new boat Mussulo 40 are present in the most traditional competition in Latin America. The event takes place between the 1st and 9th of July in Ilhabela, Sao Paulo. Angola Cables advances to new steps in its telecommunications project in Brazil, which includes…

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