wacs

  1. Jamie McKane

    South Africa's slow Internet - Repairs almost done

    South Africa's slow Internet - Repairs almost done The RENAlerts service from SANREN and TENET has reported that the break on the West Africa Cable System (WACS) is expected to be fully repaired on Friday, 3 April 2020. This follows initial splicing being completed on the afternoon of Monday...
  2. Jamie McKane

    Shunt faults on Seacom and WACS - What it means for South Africa

    Shunt faults on Seacom and WACS - What it means for South Africa There are shunt faults on the Seacom and WACS submarine cable systems which will require downtime to repair. A shunt fault occurs in submarine cables when the cable insulation becomes damaged and causes a short circuit as the...
  3. Jamie McKane

    When South Africa's slow Internet speeds will be fixed

    When South Africa's slow Internet speeds will be fixed Breaks on both the WACS and SAT-3/WASC submarine cable systems last month have resulted in slow Internet connectivity for many South Africans. Both of these cable systems are deployed in the Atlantic Ocean and are used to connect a number...
  4. N

    Was South Africa And Angola Scraped From The MONET Cable System?

    I thought our intense US latency days were over until I saw these landing points on the wiki page
  5. P

    Cool Ideas Fibre ISP - Feedback

    @PBCool Very glad to see you have joined us at Mybroadband, I just wanted to state that I have been using your service for approximately a week now and it has been fairly solid. I know in a previous posting you have stated that you guys don't throttle or shape your connections. I have...
  6. Kevin Lancaster

    New cable system to connect Africa with Brazil

    New cable system to connect Africa with Brazil Angola Cables has announced that it will build the world’s first submarine cable system across the South Atlantic ocean
  7. jes

    New WACS outage details

    New WACS outage details WACS has postponed its planned maintenance due to weather conditions
  8. jes

    WACS cable maintenance downtime concerns

    WACS cable downtime concerns Some South African ADSL service providers are looking for alternative bandwidth after a WACS warning of potential downtime
  9. jes

    Seacom Durban-Cape Town link detailed

    Seacom Durban-Cape Town link detailed Seacom plans to launch an undersea cable linking it to undersea cables that land near Cape Town during 2014
  10. QuintonB

    Tenet appointes Duncan Greaves as new CEO

    Tenet gets new CEO Tenet has appointed Duncan Greaves as chief executive officer of the company with effect from 1 January 2013.
  11. jes

    Telkom international connectivity problems ongoing

    Telkom international connectivity problems ongoing Internet service providers and consumers alike continue to report international connectivity problems on the Telkom network
  12. jes

    Enough international bandwidth for now, reckons Telkom CEO

    Enough international bandwidth for now, reckons Telkom CEO Telkom CEO Nombulelo Moholi says that Telkom has no immediate plans to increase its investment in submarine cables
  13. jes

    100Gbps IS-WACS dual-route cable system finished

    100Gbps IS-WACS dual-route cable system finished Internet Solutions connects directly into WACS with 100Gbps dual-route cable system
  14. jes

    WACS undersea cable launched in South Africa

    WACS undersea cable launched in South Africa The 5.12Tbps WACS cable was launched in South Africa today, boosting the country’s international bandwidth capacity
  15. jes

    WACS gets a launch date

    WACS gets a launch date The launch date of the West African Cable System has been announced
  16. jes

    SA-Brazil undersea-cable plans on track says eFive CEO

    SA-Brazil undersea-cable plans on track says eFive CEO eFive Telecoms CEO Rosalind Thomas promises to connect South Africa and Brazil within two years
  17. QuintonB

    Is 2012 going to be the year of true broadband?

    2012 – the year of true broadband? For the past five or so years we have been promised better broadband, but up to now have had only promises
  18. jes

    More national bandwidth required in South Africa

    More national bandwidth required in South Africa Undersea cable systems in South Africa can provide terabits of bandwidth, and the bottleneck is now national backhaul capacity
  19. jes

    WACS prepares to land in South Africa

    WACS prepares to land in South Africa MTN punts the advantages of its investment in submarine cables which will “reach new frontiers as WACS prepares for SA landing”
  20. jes

    WACS edges closer to South Africa

    WACS edges closer to South Africa The West African Cable System (WACS) has recently landed in Namibia, with a South African landing not far away
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