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FibreCo is Now Part of SEACOM

Pan-African communications provider SEACOM announced the completion of its acquisition of FibreCo Telecommunications, including the approval by the Competition Commission. Now Seacom owns 100 percent shares of FibreCo. FibreCo owns and operates nationwide fiber Optic network and provides infrastructure and connectivity services across South Africa. The acquisition was made through SEACOM’s affiliate SEACOM South Africa. FibreCo’s network runs along South…

SEACOM Acquires FibreCo

Africa based submarine and terrestrial communication network provider SEACOM has concluded a sale agreement for the 100% acquisition of FibreCo Telecommunications by its affiliate SEACOM South Africa . FibreCo owns and operates a national open access dark fibre network, providing infrastructure, connectivity and services across South Africa. The acquisition is subject to approval by the South African Competition Commission.

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Seacom Finishes Nairobi to Kampala Submarine Fiber Link

The submarine cable system operator, Seacom has completed the construction of undersea fiber optic cable link between Nairobi and Kampala. This high-speed communication network from Kenya’s capital to Uganda’s capital is routed through Tororo, the easter city of Uganda. Seacom continues its bid to increase capacity and uptake of its broadband services in the region. Seacom completed developing capacity for…

Vodacom to Install Its Own Fiber Optic Network

Vodacom announced its intention to deploy fiber optic cables by itself and for its own use in Mozambique. This is against the policies that are being initiated by the telecommunication regulatory authority in Mozambique, which asks the competitors to share their network so that investment in telecom infrastructure could be effectively utilized. However the South African mobile phone company Vodacom operating in Mozambique has rejected the recommendations from the Mozambican regulatory body, the INCM (National Communications institute of Mozambique) that basic infrastructure should be shared between telecommunications operators, and instead it is pushing ahead with its own network of fiber-optic cables.

SEACOM Updates the Progress of Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Project

Adding new hopes to the continent, installation work of 15,000 km fiber-optic undersea cable by SEACOM that links African countries with India and Europe is going as per the schedule. The South Africa, Mozambique, Madagascar, Tanzania, Kenya and Ethiopia to India and Europe, remains firmly on schedule to become the first cable to link east Africa to the rest of the world.