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Wednesday, July 28th, 2021

Strong relationships critical for the woman making a mark in West Africa

WIOCC’s Nikki Popoola has been named one of Capacity magazine’s 20 Women to Watch in the global wholesale community for the second year running. The magazine commended Nikki for developing WIOCC’s hyperscale national network in Nigeria, seamlessly linking subsea cable systems to high-capacity Metro networks in Lagos and Abuja. She was also praised for building […]

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Wednesday, July 14th, 2021

Committed to helping clients grow their business in South Africa

WIOCC’s cloud operator, content provider, carriers, internet service provider (ISP) and mobile network operator (MNO) clients are already reaping the benefits from its 30 new PoPs along a 1700km, 16Tbps-ready hyperscale network extension between Cape Town and Durban. “WIOCC has helped us grow our value proposition from a fibre infrastructure developer to a competitive backhaul […]

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Friday, July 2nd, 2021

WIOCC’s Nikki Popoola named one of 20 women to watch in the global wholesale carrier community

Mauritius, 30th June, 2021 – Nikki Popoola, Director Sales – West Africa at WIOCC, has been identified as one of the 20 Women to Watch within the global wholesale carrier community in the latest issue of the industry’s leading magazine, Capacity. In the “20 Women to Watch 2021” listing, which highlights the amazing work women […]

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Friday, May 21st, 2021

WIOCC CEO Chris Wood named one of the 100 most influential people in the wholesale carrier community

Chris Wood, CEO of WIOCC, a leading player in deploying carrier-scale, future-proofed network infrastructure into Africa, has again been identified as one of the 100 most influential people in the global wholesale carrier community in Capacity magazine’s third annual Power 100 index. Chris was cited for overseeing the completion of WIOCC’s multimillion-dollar hyperscale network infrastructure […]

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Friday, May 7th, 2021

Simplifying complex, cross-border connectivity challenges in Africa

One of the world’s largest telcos came to WIOCC with a challenge: to improve the resilience of its network and increase uptime by delivering a 40Gbps link across six southern Africa countries, configured as two connectivity rings. The ability to capitalise on WIOCC’s unique shareholder networks and strong working relationships, meant that our team was […]

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Friday, April 23rd, 2021

Mwesu Vunda discusses how WIOCC is transforming Zambia’s connectivity market by providing alternative options for greater network resilience

Mwesu Vunda recently joined WIOCC as Country Sales Manager for Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). We speak to him about how WIOCC is helping clients take advantage of the opportunities arising as Zambia continues its evolution into a digital economy. Q: Describe the connectivity market in Zambia. The market is rapidly growing, […]

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Monday, March 1st, 2021

Mwesu Vunda appointed Country Sales Manager Zambia and DR Congo for WIOCC

Mauritius, 1st March, 2021 Mwesu Vunda has joined award-winning international capacity wholesaler WIOCC as Country Sales Manager, Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). In this newly-created position, Mwesu will help service providers take advantage of improvements in the availability, reliability and speed of international connectivity services – delivered through WIOCC’s unique, hyperscale […]

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Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

Combined outages affect WIOCC clients in multiple African countries

On Tuesday, 16th February at 19:16 UTC, the WIOCC Network Operation Centre (NOC) observed interruption to a significant number of client services between Djibouti and Marseille, France on the SeaMeWe5 submarine cable, affecting voice, data and internet services in multiple countries across eastern and southern Africa. Once it was determined that fault repair would require […]

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Monday, November 30th, 2020

Carrier-grade IP Transit for access to the global internet

In South Africa’s highly competitive marketplace, a service provider’s ability to deliver differentiated service offerings is vital in attracting and retaining customers. Pan-African capacity wholesale WIOCC offers its service provider clients the benefits of partnership based on its depth of experience, long-standing expertise and a range of service options from which to develop flexible solution […]

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Tuesday, October 27th, 2020

Boost network resilience to maximise customer uptime

Following the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses are more reliant than ever upon high-quality connectivity to operate efficiently. The same is true for individuals, who increasingly regard fast, reliable, high-capacity connectivity as essential, because it helps them live their lives in the way they want – with remote working, social networking and online entertainment […]

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