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Friday, November 3rd, 2023

Beyond connectivity: WIOCC Group is transforming Africa’s digital economy

From cloud operators and content providers to telcos and Internet Service Providers (ISPs), digitally-based businesses can now build the operations they want in Africa by taking advantage of WIOCC Group’s unique converged open-access digital infrastructure (CODI), which is helping accelerate the continent’s digitisation.     Unique digital infrastructure goes beyond connectivity By combining a pan-Africa, […]

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Monday, August 14th, 2023

WIOCC restores major ISPs and IP Transit providers on Equiano cable

Leading African carrier-scale network infrastructure provider WIOCC has confirmed putting in place restoration services on the Equiano cable for its major ISP and IP Transit provider clients affected by the ongoing west coast subsea cable outages. Due to a probable rock fall in the Congo Canyon, the WACS, SAT-3 and ACE subsea cables have been […]

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Thursday, July 13th, 2023

Laser Light and WIOCC Sign $129M Partnership to Grow Businesses and Increase Access To Data Capacity for Africa

Master Services Agreement Has Laser Light Contracting with WIOCC for Undersea Cables and Support Services with WIOCC Contracting with Laser Light for Global Connectivity. Laser Light – WIOCC Partnership Will Bring Much Needed Next-Generation Network Capacity To Africa. Reston, VA, USA / Ebene, Cybercity, Mauritius July 13, 2023 – Laser Light Companies and WIOCC, Africa’s […]

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Friday, July 7th, 2023

WIOCC GROUP Appoints New Head of Product to Drive Innovation and Client Experience

WIOCC GROUP, Africa’s converged open-access digital infrastructure leader, is pleased to announce the appointment of Nolan Naidu as the new Head of Product. With an extensive background in the telecommunications industry, Nolan brings over 16 years of experience and a proven track record in product and project management, business planning and analysis, and IT strategy. […]

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Thursday, June 8th, 2023

WIOCC Group appoints Mohammed Bouhelal to help accelerate the DRC’s digital transformation

WIOCC Group, Africa’s converged open-access digital infrastructure leader, has brought in experienced senior connectivity and data services professional Mohammed Bouhelal to establish its presence in the DRC – an important new market for the company, with the potential to become one of the fastest-growing digital economies on the African continent. To read the press release, […]

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Tuesday, May 16th, 2023

WIOCC Group expands its Marketing Division to support pan-Africa expansion

Africa’s converged open-access digital infrastructure leader, WIOCC Group, parent company of award-winning and fast-growing data centre company Open Access Data Centres (OADC), and WIOCC, Africa’s digital hyperscale carrier, has doubled its marketing and communications team to support the Group’s expanding international, regional and national client base. The introduction of a number of experienced senior recruits into […]

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Wednesday, April 5th, 2023

Nikki Popoola interview with Hot Telecom at SubOptic 2023

During this year’s SubOptic event, Isabelle Paradis from Hot Telecom interviewed Nikki Popoola, Director, Sales West Africa. Nikki discussed the significant progress Africa has made in developing subsea cables, as well as the WIOCC Group’s efforts to digitise the continent. Nikki also highlighted the challenges faced by operators in accessing reliable and affordable connectivity services. […]

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Monday, March 6th, 2023

Bridging connectivity gaps via wholesale offering

Wholesale international capacity demands continue to grow, from tens of Megabits per second (Mbps) per circuit to multi-100 Gigabits per second (Gbps) – on multiple routes for resilience. This is driven by African consumers’ needs to reach cloud-based content and the global cloud community migrating its content into Africa to optimise end-user experience. WIOCC is […]

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Wednesday, March 1st, 2023

Chris Wood’s Interview with African Wireless Communications Yearbook 2022

Chris Wood, Group CEO, WIOCC, recently shared important insights in an interview published in the African Wireless Communications Yearbook 2022 on subsea fibre and WIOCC’s investments in major international subsea systems serving Africa. To read the full interview click, here

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Wednesday, February 8th, 2023

WIOCC lands world’s largest subsea cable system in KwaZulu-Natal

The arrival of  the transformational 2Africa subsea cable will more than double South Africa’s total subsea capacity inventory and help accelerate growth of the country’s digital economy. To read the press release Click here

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