SEACOM completes direct cable to Europe.
In the news today, SEACOM, the high speed undersea cable operator has completed a new cable branch that now links East Africa directly to Europe via the Red Sea. This new development means that faster connectivity will now be possible directly to Europe from East Africa and it will also add an extra level of redundancy to the SEACOM network. The additional capacity is expected to be crucial for carrying lucrative data for television broadcasters during the 2010 FIFA World Cup from South Africa. More information on this new development from SEACOM can be found at the Business Daily here>