Seacom boosts African internet growth with 100Gbps ethernet tech

2018-03-07 20:42

Submarine cable operator Seacom has deployed 100 gigabit per second ethernet technology to bolster the growth of the internet in Africa.

Seacom cable fault hits SA internet

2016-10-17 17:00

Undersea broadband cable provider Seacom has been hit by a fault in the Mediterranean Sea between Egypt and France, possibly impacting connectivity in Africa.

New Africa-1 cable ‘totally unnecessary’ - expert

2016-04-22 12:45

Local telecoms companies could regret spending around R1bn each on a new African broadband cable if the project goes ahead, says an expert.

Why Seacom has suffered another outage

2016-01-28 12:29

Construction work in Egypt is a key reason behind fibre cuts that have disrupted internet services in South Africa twice in one week.

How SA’s internet outage affected Fin24 users

2016-01-22 10:26

Widespread internet downtime of two hours and forty minutes this week has sparked differing reactions from Fin24 users.

Era of SA subsea cable rush nears end

2015-11-25 13:17

The Africa Coast to Europe submarine cable could be among the last major international broadband systems to land on SA shores for some time, says an expert.

SA ‘lags’ in corporate fibre connections

2015-10-08 15:05

South Africa is far behind Europe and the US when it comes to corporates being connected to fibre broadband, says a CEO.

Better broadband promise with Seacom upgrade

2015-05-05 12:49

South Africans, along with internet users in the rest of the continent, may soon experience faster broadband as a result of a Seacom network upgrade.

Seacom appoints new CEO

2015-02-09 16:19

The network service and undersea broadband company announced on Monday that it has appointed Byron Clatterbuck as its new CEO.

Seacom internet cable fully repaired

2013-04-24 10:02

Seacom announced that the undersea cable has been repaired and internet connections normalised.


Seacom begins fibre rollout in Johannesburg

2017-07-18 13:59

Submarine cable operator Seacom has begun rollout of high-speed fibre internet access services to business and home users, starting in the south of Johannesburg.

Neotel keeps mum on fresh merger reports

2016-05-10 13:41

Local fixed-line telecommunications company Neotel is keeping tight-lipped amid reports that it could be up for sale again.

National SA broadband roll-out to cost a fortune

2016-03-31 09:23

South Africa's national fibre broadband roll-out could cost as much as R60bn, according to an international provider.

UPDATE: Seacom repairs outage in Egypt

2016-01-28 10:16

Undersea broadband cable provider Seacom experienced another disruption to its network in Egypt, which had an impact on South Africa's internet connectivity.

SA internet connectivity hit by cable outages

2016-01-21 18:41

Outages affecting a terrestrial network in Egypt have disrupted internet connectivity in South Africa.

Seacom CEO: SA has enough international connectivity

2015-10-09 09:08

South Africa is not facing challenges when it comes to international connectivity landing on its shores, according to Seacom chief executive Byron Clatterbuck.

Seacom targets enterprises with fibre connectivity

2015-10-08 11:44

Pan-African telecoms service provider Seacom - which manages a subsea broadband cable along Africa’s East coast - is now targeting businesses.

Warning over slow internet amid Seacom maintenance

2015-04-29 12:17

Maintenance on fibre cables in Egypt could cause slow internet browsing speeds and downloads in South Africa, an internet service provider has warned.

Seacom announces remote peering to save ISP costs

2013-09-03 11:45

Broadband operator Seacom has announced the launch of a new Remote Peering Service.

Seacom cable repair operation continues

2013-03-29 15:00

Cable company Seacom is still working on repairing the damaged undersea cables that had disrupted internet services, it says.

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