WIOCC

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
4:00
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.
1:40
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.
7:10
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.
1:30
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.
1:50
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.
1:10
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.
1:20
Apr 16, 2013

Broadband wholesaler WIOCC beefs up African presence

Three telecoms industry veterans hired to help ‘strengthen’ company’s Africa presence.
1:10
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.