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2014-06-10 08:37:43

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SEACOM continues to improve the African internet experience by announcing a new partnership with CDNetworks. SEACOM has deployed CDNetworks content clusters and caching nodes on its Pan-African IP network footprint in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140609/116190 The nodes will accelerate and optimize HTTP content, rich media, downloadable files, video, music, software updates and other Web content...

2013-05-09 23:30:14

BICS selects DDC for collocation and undersea fiber cable head cross connect services in support of network expansion in Africa. Djibouti City, Djibouti (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 The Djibouti Data Center (DDC) has announced today that it has been selected by BICS, a leading global provider of international carrier services, to serve as its location for a gateway hub in East Africa. BICS will leverage the Djibouti Data Center´s strategic position in East Africa as the major meeting point...

Three Divers Arrested In Egypt For Trying To Sever Internet Cable
2013-03-28 10:36:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As more of our digital lives move into the cloud, it´s easy to forget that what we know as the Internet is still quite dependent on physical objects, such as cables and servers. So while some hackers are focused on breaking into foreign networks using the Internet as a vehicle, three men decided to go straight to the source this week. Donning Scuba gear, three divers swam to the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea near the...

2013-03-03 23:00:29

The DDC is the first and only data center facility in East Africa to provide direct fiber access to five undersea cable systems connecting Europe, the Middle East, and Asia markets with Africa. MTN selects DDC for collocation and undersea fiber cable head cross connect services in support of network expansion in Africa. United Arab Emirates, Dubai (PRWEB) March 04, 2013 The Djibouti Data Center (DDC) has announced today at the Capacity Middle East Conference the launch of its commercial...

2010-06-21 07:58:00

PARIS, June 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Until now, Paris was a divided peering place. France-IX intends to solve this issue by developing an infrastructure of its own and gathering the existing Parisian IXPs so it attracts both national and international exchanges. A strong and neutral association model France-IX organisation relies on a non-profit association. This is based on the model of the 3 major IXPs in Europe, which have already proved their efficiency. Oddly, it has never...

2010-01-14 05:00:00

LONDON and PARIS, January 14 /PRNewswire/ -- - Gateway Communications Assists Longphone in their Ambitious Plans for the African market Gateway Communications and Longphone agreed to partner in the call termination market to the African continent. Longphone - a European carrier and VOIP call termination provider since 1997, with a specialisation in African destinations - selected Gateway as a strategic partner for its premium-quality call-termination service to Africa....

2009-10-29 09:31:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Economic activity has slowed worldwide with the onset of the global economic crisis. Although a number of African countries entered into a recession in the second quarter of 2009, the global slowdown has had a lesser impact on African continent than in other parts of the world. Consequently, international investors are paying increasing attention to Africa as the next growth frontier. (Logo:...

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