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Complex challenges: solutions made simple

Sub Tel Forum – January 2018: Thought-leadership article by WIOCC CEO Chris Wood, about how OTT players and Content Providers are shaping Africa’s evolving connectivity landscape. To read the article please click here.

A day in the life of James Wekesa, Chief Commercial Officer at WIOCC

James Wekesa is a deal maker. As the chief commercial officer at Africa’s carriers’ carrier WIOCC, Wekesa has an interesting and varied job which includes managing strong, mutually beneficial relationships with WIOCC’s 14 African shareholders. These shareholders are made up…


CEO Chris Wood believes WIOCC’s achievements in the fast-paced global telecoms industry are due to its agility and quick decision-making processes. The West Indian Ocean Cable Company (WIOCC) delivers internet connectivity to more than 550 locations across 30 African countries…

WIOCC CEO Chris Wood: one of the 100 most powerful people in global telecoms

For the seventh consecutive year, Chris Wood, CEO of Africa’s carriers’ carrier WIOCC, has been named as one of the 100 most powerful people in the global telecommunications industry. Inspirational leadership Named within the Subsea & Data Centres section of…

NOT competing for Enterprise business (shock!)

Business parks and shopping malls across South Africa are firmly on the commercial radar of small to mid-sized Internet Service Providers (ISPs), wireless ISPs (WISPs) and operators because most enterprises in these areas want reliable, cost-effective direct access to the…
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