In brief

8 June 2018

Internet

Angola Cables expands Global IP Network coverage, adds new peering locations

Angola Cables has added new peering locations as part of its global expansion to have more net coverage. The new peering points are at following international locations: IX.BR São Paulo and Fortaleza, Equinix Ashburn and Miami (formerly NOTA) and NIIX and De-CIX in New York. Read more on itpulse here 

South Africa has ranked 46th out of 79 countries in terms of progress and performance made in broadband, data centres and cloud services in the past year. This is according to the Huawei Global Connectivity Index 2018, (GCI) which found that SA is expected to indicate the highest information, technology and communications (ICT) spend across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region this year. So far SA has indicated average levels of performance in terms of broadband, data centres and cloud services, scoring 42 points out of 100.

Dineo Molefe, Managing Director of T-Systems South Africa (TSSA), will not be drawn in to a discussion on any of the challenges faced by the company's leadership – including the looming litigation with Transnet over a R1.5 billion contract, or questions raised in the 2016 amaBhungane Report regarding alleged links to the #GuptaEmailLeaks scandal. Read the full article on ITWeb here.