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.

Digital Reality acquires majority stake in Teraco

Transaction, to be completed in the first half of 2022, brings global strategic partner for further expansion.
Aug 19, 2021

Teraco’s JB3 data centre facility up and running in Ekurhuleni

The company says the new facility comprises 45 000sqm of building structure, 12 000sqm of data hall space, and 29MW of critical power load.
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.
Mar 5, 2020

NAPAfrica reaches 1 Terabit Internet milestone

Teraco announces NAPAfrica reaches 1Tbps of peak traffic.

Teraco to invest R1bn in expansion of Data Centre Campus

In its largest infrastructure build project to date, Africa's only neutral data centre provider Teraco has announced that it will be expanding the Teraco Isando Campus (JB1).

Fresh IXP alliances bode well for Africa’s internet

Two partnerships reflect industry’s response to growing demand for connectivity across the continent.
May 17, 2018

Buoyed by growth of African peering communities, NAPAfrica reaches top 15 of the world's largest IXPs

Teraco, Africa's only vendor neutral data centre, has announced that Africa's largest Internet Exchange Point (IXP), NAPAfrica is now ranked in the top 15 of the largest global IXPs.
Apr 10, 2018

Teraco surpasses 12 000 interconnects and predicts more growth across Africa

Africa's only vendor neutral colocation data centre, Teraco, is Africa's most densely interconnected Data Centre with over 12,000 interconnects and growing at an impressive rate of ?500 interconnects per quarter. This means it has become very easy and efficient for Teraco's clients to do business and exchange information.

NAPAfrica celebrates five years as Africa's largest IXP

Lex van Wyk of Teraco says that NAPAfrica has made an undeniable impact and has forever changed the face of peering across the African continent.