East Africa Gets High Speed Cable

  • East Africa:   Fibre Optic Cable Begins New Internet Era

    Nation, 23 July 2009

    The first undersea fibre optic cable went live in five African countries simultaneously on Thursday, marking the beginning of an era of faster and cheaper internet connections. Read more »

  • Tanzania:   President to Switch On Seacom Cable Today

    Citizen, 23 July 2009

    To what extent will the Seacom cable benefit Tanzanians living far from Dar es Salaam, is the question that Information and Communication Technology (ICT) experts grapple with, as… Read more »

  • East Africa:   Superfast Internet Goes Live

    Nation, 23 July 2009

    Internet broadband has become a reality in Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and Uganda for the first time after one of the four awaited undersea cables was finally switched on today… Read more »

  • Kenya:   Country Set for Live Stream Via Seacom

    Nation, 23 July 2009

    The highly-anticipated local internet revolution moves closer to reality in the next few hours. Read more »

  • Africa:   Seacom Goes Live

    SEACOM, 23 July 2009

    SEACOM today announced that its 1,28 Terabytes per second (Tb/s), 17,000 kilometres, submarine fibre optic cable system linking south and east Africa to global networks via India… Read more »

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