Michele McCann

NAPAfrica’s 3Tbps milestone driven by growth in Africa’s digital economy

What started as an idea to assist global content investment to African shores, while also improving latency, has emerged as a leading interconnection hub says Michele McCann, Head of Platforms at Teraco.
Michele McCann
Sep 14, 2022

Alliance between LINX and NAPAfrica powers up peering prospects

Networks connected to LINX or NAPAfrica can access either exchange via trusted and mutually available carriers.
Feb 10, 2022

Ecoband expands presence into South Africa

Agreement will benefit Ecoband's customers, including those in West Africa, allowing for lower latency – of around 66ms between Cape Town and Accra.
Jul 28, 2021

IXP growth bodes well for Africa’s connected future

According to NAPAfrica, the number of IXPs in Africa has increased from 19 in 2012 to 46 in 2020.
May 6, 2021

Teraco boosts regional interconnection with MÉTISS Cable

The Indian Ocean Islands have direct access to Teraco’s ecosystem of over 300 networks, 130 IT service providers, 50 global content providers, and the key global cloud providers.

Teraco achieves global top 3 data centre ranking

In Cloudscene's 7th publication of the Data Centre Ecosystem Leaderboard, Teraco's JB1 East & West data centre, is ranked 3rd globally in terms of service providers available at the facility.

Fresh IXP alliances bode well for Africa’s internet

Two partnerships reflect industry’s response to growing demand for connectivity across the continent.
Feb 21, 2017

Angola Cables to peer at NAPAfrica - Africa's most connected Internet Exchange

Angola Cables is expanding its network reach and peering capabilities across the globe.

Putting Africa on the Internet Measurement Map

Layer 2 Internet Exchange Point (IXP) NAPAfrica and Workonline Communications have teamed up with the RIPE NCC to gather Internet data that will help network operators gain further visibility into the structure of the African Internet.