New pan-African datacentre firm announces US$500m-plus investment

Newly established WIOCC Group company Open Access Data Centres charts growth course, beginning with Nigeria, South Africa and Somalia.
Christopher Tredger
24 Nov

WIOCC raises US$200m to expand connectivity and datacentre rollout

Equity capital raised from CAPE IV, a fund managed by leading Africa focused private equity fund manager, African Capital Alliance.
May 18, 2021

Capacity wholesaler WIOCC invests in 30 new PoPs in SA

The West Indian Ocean Cable Company has extended its national hyperscale network along the country’s southern coastline – between Cape Town and Durban.
May 14, 2020

Telcos announce 37,000km 2Africa subsea cable

Collaboration looks to establish new subsea cable project to link 23 countries on the continent, the Middle East and Europe.
Oct 24, 2017

New partnership to lower internet costs in Uganda

Uganda Telecom, West Indian Ocean Cable Company pen agreement to boost local connectivity services.
Jul 20, 2017

Look up Zimbabwe, the future is bright

As a landing station, Zimbabwe is charged with a number of barriers in terms of pricing.
Nov 14, 2013

AfricaCom: WIOCC CEO Chris Wood named industry personality of the year

African wholesale carrier’s chief exec receives top honours at an ICT event in Cape Town, South Africa.
Apr 16, 2013

Broadband wholesaler WIOCC beefs up African presence

Three telecoms industry veterans hired to help ‘strengthen’ company’s Africa presence.
Jul 13, 2012

Lesotho bandwidth prices ‘fall by 67%’

Low cost internet on its way to the land-locked country, says a fibre-optic cable network company.