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Angola-Based Internet Exchange Point (IXP) Now Top-Three in Africa

Country emerging as growing tech hub on the continent

In just two years, Angonix (www.Angonix.net) – an Internet Exchange Point (IXP) based in Luanda – has grown exponentially to become the third largest African IXP. With peak traffic of 10.8 Gbps (www.Angonix.net/about-angonix/statistics/) (as recorded in July 2017), Angonix has become a competitive force in Angola and the sub-Saharan region.…

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    • Buoyed with optimism: officials at the Angola launch of the South Atlantic Cables System to connect Americas and Africa. In the picture: Moroni Torgan, Deputy Mayor of Fortaleza; Camilo Santana, Governor of the State of Ceará (Brazil); António Nunes, CEO of Angola Cables; Naiole Santos, Chairman of Angola Cables; José Carvalho Rocha, Angolan Minister of Telecommunications
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Watershed moment for African Internet: Installation of first direct subsea link between Africa and South America begins in Angola

The installation of SACS is considered a strategic project for Angola to advance the region’s digital economy and to improve global communications

Angola Cables (www.AngolaCables.co.ao) today took a step closer to completion of the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) at an official launch in Sangano, Angola. SACS is the first direct link between Africa and South America. The installation of the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) – a subsea cable with 40…

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Major Step Forward for Digitalisation in Africa

Angola Cables breaks ground for its Brazilian Data Centre

Multinational telecommunications company, Angola Cables (www.AngolaCables.co.ao), announced today that construction had begun on its South American data centre, located in Fortaleza, Brazil. The data centre is an important next step in the company’s roll-out of promoting the digital inclusion and empowerment of Africa by the use of subsea internet cable…

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Cable System connecting Africa and the Americas reaches a major milestone to create a new route for Internet traffic

SACS is a 40 Tbps cable - 6,165 km in length - with four fibre pairs that will connect Angola to Brazil, linking Africa and the Americas

Taking a step closer to completing a valuable new route for the global telecommunications sector, Angola Cables (www.AngolaCables.co.ao) today announced the completion of the marine survey for the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS), as well as the start of cable loading on the Angolan side of SACS. Marking an important…

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Angolan Cape2Rio entry celebrates record finish

Two-person, international crew claim best in-class performance following a tough race

Mussulo 40, the yacht with the only two-man crew to compete in the Cape2Rio regatta, has arrived in Rio, earning a fourth place finish overall and the top position in their category. As the only double-hander to leave Cape Town on January 1, 2017, the 40-foot yacht [sponsored by Angola…

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Angola Cables to open its first POP in South Africa

As part of expanding its footprint throughout the region, Angola Cables has selected Teraco as the colocation partner to deploy its POP in South Africa

From AfricaCom 2016 (http://APO.af/Utt7ME) in Cape Town, Angola Cables (www.AngolaCables.co.ao) today announced its first direct Point of Presence (POP) in South Africa at Teraco (Johannesburg). “As part of establishing Angola as one of the leading hubs for Internet connectivity in Africa, we’re growing a strong IP ecosystem among countries in…