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Study eyes South African link to undersea cable system

However, fears remain that some landlocked countries can't connect to the East Africa Submarine Cable System due to lack of funds and the long distance to landing stations...

Internet slows down following Asian undersea cable trouble

A serious cable fault temporarily disrupted Internet traffic on the APCN2 undersea cable network

More power and yet more green

Officially, the standard for Power over Ethernet is IEEE 802.3af. Practically, PoE switches (called PSE for Power Sourcing Equipment) can deliver just under 13 watts to devices (called PD or Powered Device)

VSAT demand in Africa grows despite fibre optic threat

Fibre optic networks will launch sometime next year in Africa in hopes of lowering the cost of connectivity. But an executive at Afsat Communications insists satellite technology is the best last-mile solution

The Wireless Spectrum Playoffs, Round 4: Far North

Welcome to our Far North edition of the Wireless Spectrum Auction Playoffs, in which we get to know some of the players with aspirations to provide wireless service to Thunder Bay and beyond

If you can’t stand the heat, enter Sun’s data centre

The vendor offers a rare tour of its Santa Clara technology facility to show Canadian IT managers how they could adapt some of its strategies for improved power use and managing capacity demands

NBC seeks network stability for Olympics

When NBC Universal begins its television coverage of the summer Olympic Games from Athens next month, the broadcasting and cable TV company will use three satellite network linkups and three land-based connections to ensure that its video, audio and data transmissions are redundant.

Aberdare Cables sells 30 per cent stake to consortium

Aberdare Cables (Pty) Ltd., a South Africa power and telecommunication cable manufacturer and a member of the Altron Group of companies, Thursday announced the sale of 30 per cent of its equity to a Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) grouping led by the newly established Izingwe consortium, in a transaction valued at approximately R165 million (US$25 million).

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