Angola Cables wants to connect BRICS countries

A project from Angola Cables could soon start connecting the BRICS bloc countries of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.   A project from Angola Cables could soon start connecting the BRICS bloc countries of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. “Angola Cables’ network, including the cable between Brazil and Angola, would allow…

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Angola Cables expands global IP network coverage with the addition of new peering locations

Multinational telecoms company, Angola Cables has added additional peering points at the following international locations: IX.BR São Paulo and Fortaleza, Equinix Ashburn and Miami (formerly NOTA), and NIIX and DE-CIX in New York. IP Product Manager of Angola Cables, Darwin Costa, said: “The new peering points will further enhance the overall performance and significantly reduce…

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Angola Cables Introduces New Spectrum Sharing Capabilities on MONET Cable

Angola Cables, a dedicated wholesale carrier based in West Africa, is offering its customers customized amounts of capacity with Ciena’s GeoMesh Extreme Spectrum Sharing capability. The operator is making available differentiated virtual fibre pairs, which are dedicated and upgradeable portions of the overall optical spectrum, to end-users over a shared physical fibre pair. Customers can…

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Angola Cables to become new DE-CIX reseller

Angola Cables enters into a reseller relationship with DE-CIX to offer connectivity and remote peering solutions to its customers, at DE-CIX hubs in North America and Europe. The DE-CIX reseller programme allows third parties like Angola Cables to resell peering ports in any area where they have an infrastructure. Remote peering enables network expansion by…

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Next generation Monet undersea cable now fully operational

Algar Telecom from Brazil, Angola Cables from Angola, Antel from Uruguay and Google’s Alphabet,  have announced that the 10,556 km Monet Cable System connecting Boca Raton, Florida to both Fortaleza and Santos, Brazil is complete, establishing an advanced digital gateway between the US and Brazil able to deliver more than 64 Tbps of capacity. The…

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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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