Mapcom to manage Paratus’ fibre network

Paratus Africa has begun the implementation of Mapcom Systems’ M4 Solutions Suite to accelerate the service fulfilment process and manage the planning, buildout, and maintenance of their broadband network. Mapcom is a global leader in visual OSS and BSS software...

FibreCo increases Joburg-to-Durban fibre resilience

FibreCo has gone live on its open access dark fibre link along the N3 from Johannesburg to Durban including the subsea cable landing stations of Seacom and EASSy on the east coast. Seacom will be one of FibreCo’s first customers. The N3, Johannesburg to Durban,...

Single inbox offers benefits for SMEs

Making the switch to VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) enables small and medium-sized (SME) business owners to realise a host of additional benefits from their new IP-based voice and data communications system, of which cost savings is just one. “Lower...

Jasco’s sub-ducting solution speeds fibre deployment

Jasco has brought a new, advanced fibre optic ducting solution to the South African market that it expects will revolutionise the implementation of fibre optic networks, increasing the speed and ease of deployment and lowering costs significantly. Available nationally...

Why banks are using satellite services

Satellite connectivity is commonly considered a last mile solution only for areas where there is little or no coverage of other networks such as fibre or 3G. However, its high reliability and ubiquitous coverage have resulted in the banking sector using satellite...

Node Africa selects Workonline as upstream provider

Node Africa, the East African provider of bespoke cloud infrastructure solutions, has chosen privately owned global Network Service Provider Workonline Communications as its IP transit provider. Workonline is one of the top three ASN’s in Africa and one of...