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  1. Jamie McKane

    SEACOM accused of breaking its promises to ISPs

    SEACOM accused of breaking its promises to ISPs Industry players have accused SEACOM of breaking its promises to its partners and turning its back on its initial goal of liberating the South African telecommunications market. These accusations follow SEACOM’s decision to implement a new...
  2. Jamie McKane

    SEACOM - "Blatant extortion and a cover-up"

    SEACOM - "Blatant extortion and a cover-up" ISPs have criticised SEACOM’s decision to stop its open peering policy, saying that it takes the industry back to days when Telkom and Internet Solutions refused to peer with service providers. SEACOM recently reviewed its open peering policy and has...
  3. Jamie McKane

    SEACOM brings PoP node to Bloemfontein

    SEACOM brings PoP node to Bloemfontein SEACOM today announced that its new point-of-presence (PoP) node in Bloemfontein is now online. Businesses in and around Bloemfontein can benefit from a wider range of Enterprise solutions through “uncontended, unthrottled SEACOM internet connectivity...
  4. Jamie McKane

    SEACOM's new peering policy cuts off ISPs

    SEACOM's new peering policy cuts off ISPs SEACOM has implemented a new peering policy which prevents many South African Internet service providers (ISPs) from peering directly with the company. SEACOM said it has reviewed its open peering policy and it has decided to change to selective...
  5. Jamie McKane

    SEACOM's attack on Speedtest.net - All the details

    SEACOM's attack on Speedtest.net - All the details SEACOM has launched an attack against speed tests, specifically Speedtest.net, questioning their relevance in today’s world. The company’s head of engineering, Mark Tinka, said the fascination with connectivity speed probably stems from South...
  6. Jamie McKane

    SEACOM adds 8 new PoPs across Africa

    SEACOM adds 8 new PoPs across Africa SEACOM announced that it has added eight new Points of Presence (PoPs) across Africa. The company extended its presence in Kenya by installing a new PoP in Mombasa, which connect's Kenya's first open-access data centre onto its network.
  7. 8BitLife

    Any Seacom (used to be MacroLan) clients on here?

    I'm looking to get fibre through Vumatel (as they are the only fibre provider in my area) and I have been doing some research as to which ISP I should use. My preferred option is actually Rocketnet as they have stellar reviews and their packages are well-priced. Except for the installation. On...
  8. Jamie McKane

    SEACOM adds over 1,500 new business customers in 2017

    SEACOM adds over 1,500 new business customers in 2017 SEACOM is consolidating its position as a major player in the enterprise telecoms and broadband market.
  9. Jamie McKane

    SEACOM extends fibre reach in the Western Cape

    SEACOM extends fibre reach in the Western Cape SEACOM has acquired*Cape Town-based Internet service provider MacroLan.
  10. Jamie McKane

    SEACOM fibre rollout for south of Johannesburg begins

    SEACOM fibre rollout for south of Johannesburg begins SEACOM has begun its roll-out of fibre infrastructure to homes and businesses in the south of Johannesburg,*starting with 8 kilometres of fibre in Meyersdal, Alberton.
  11. Newsfeed

    Microsoft’s South African data centres are great for cloud services

    Microsoft’s South African data centres are great for cloud services SEACOM has welcomed Microsoft’s plans to build hyperscale data centres in Cape Town and Johannesburg, saying it will boost cloud adoption in South Africa.
  12. Kevin Lancaster

    Demand for fibre set to boom in Africa – SEACOM

    Demand for fibre set to boom in Africa – SEACOM SEACOM Chief Development Officer Suveer Ramdhani has said the telecoms industry in South Africa and Africa is about to experience a fibre and mobile broadband boom.
  13. Kevin Lancaster

    SEACOM cable fixed

    SEACOM cable fixed SEACOM has repaired the second marine cable fault off the coast of Djibouti in the Red Sea.
  14. Kevin Lancaster

    SEACOM second cable repair underway

    SEACOM second cable repair underway SEACOM’s repair vessel has arrived at the second marine fault on its cable in the Red Sea.
  15. Kevin Lancaster

    SEACOM launches two additional points of presence

    SEACOM launches two additional points of presence SEACOM has launched new points of presence in Rwanda and Botswana, through partnerships with local providers.
  16. Kevin Lancaster

    What the SEACOM cable break looked like

    What the SEACOM cable break looked like SEACOM recently experienced a service-affecting outage on its marine system located west of Djibouti in the Red Sea.
  17. Kevin Lancaster

    Massive capacity boost for SEACOM

    Massive capacity boost for SEACOM SEACOM said it is lighting 500Gbps in new capacity on its backbone platform from Africa to Europe which came online in January 2017.
  18. Kevin Lancaster

    SEACOM planned downtime for more repairs

    SEACOM planned downtime for more repairs While repairing a recent fault on its cable, SEACOM discovered a “secondary marine fault” in the Red Sea off the coast of Djibouti.
  19. Kevin Lancaster

    SEACOM cable repaired

    SEACOM cable repaired The SEACOM subsea cable fault identified in the Red Sea off the coast of Djibouti on 8 April has been repaired.
  20. Kevin Lancaster

    SEACOM cable repair date confirmed

    SEACOM cable repair date confirmed SEACOM stated that it has continued to activate “additional diverse restoration capacity” on its network, which means almost all customers who requested manual restoration “now have it”.
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