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- SEACOM will acquire selected infrastructure assets from Africell Uganda, which are essential for connecting enterprise customers searching for Internet services
- By taking established infrastructure from the company, SEACOM said it could expand further into East Africa and seamlessly integrate its services for clients across Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania
- The deal will also help the company reduce its reliance on third-party last-mile providers to deliver connectivity solutions
- The expansion follows SEACOM’s recent acquisition of Kenyan service provider Hirani Telecom’s metro fibre network.
SEACOM will acquire selected infrastructure assets from Africell Uganda, which are essential for connecting enterprise customers searching for Internet services.
By taking established infrastructure from the Ugandan company, SEACOM said it could expand further into East Africa and seamlessly integrate its services for clients across Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania.
The deal will also help the company reduce its reliance on third-party last-mile providers to deliver connectivity solutions. These …
SEACOM a submarine cable that connects South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Djibouti, France and India is expanding to bring its software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) services to Kenyan businesses with reduced connectivity costs, increased security, agility, and local support to customers.
SEACOM’s experience with ICT infrastructure in Africa has been extensive having launched Africa’s first broadband submarine cable system in 2009 and provides continent-wide secure Internet. It also offers a full suite of communications and cloud solutions that enable the growth of Africa’s digital economy. Their new SD-WAN services are now available to Kenyan businesses.
SD-WAN solves modern network problems for businesses
The addition of managed SD-WAN to SEACOM’s services is great news for Kenyan businesses. With the increased global adoption of cloud applications, mobile workforces, and voice and video communications becoming the new norm, traditional networks have been placed under significant pressure to meet increasing demands. Using a legacy …
Kenya’s eCommerce revenue is projected to hit $1.5 billion in 2021.
This follows an increase in the number of people who buy goods online. According to the latest statistics, 526 million Internet users are opting to buy goods at the click of a button.
As a result, digital platforms have been investing heavily in improving their digital infrastructure.
Patrick Ndegwa, the SEACOM East Africa Business Sales Lead, through a press release, has given an insight on Africa’s leading eCommerce platform and what developments can be expected regarding key policies and trends in online commerce today and in the future.
2021’s new trends
Ecommerce companies are putting considerable efforts into improving their digital infrastructure to meet increasing demands.
Mr. Ndegwa notes that transaction-management capabilities remain a priority, as more customers are purchasing on mobile devices and looking for credit options.
According to him, giving customers personalized, omnichannel experiences that also enable …
Pan-African telecoms enabler SEACOM has further extend its corporate market offering into the East African region, under its Seacom Business brand, by providing its industry-leading Internet connectivity and cloud services directly to corporate customers in Uganda.
SEACOM has been a leading data connectivity provider in Uganda enabling access though the service provider segment.
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It is now bolstering its presence in Kampala by expanding its enterprise reach and will now be able to provide corporate organisations in Uganda with reliable data connectivity and cloud services.
SEACOM will provide a corporate-grade consistent service quality by leveraging its existing high-speed fiber-based network infrastructure that extends from Kampala onto its diverse subsea international backbone.
Speaking during the launch, SEACOM’s Managing Director for the Eastern North and East Africa region, Tonny Tugee, said the new development is part of the telecoms provider’s plan to strengthen …