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Published 3 Years Ago on Tuesday, Mar 10 2020 By Inside Telecom Staff
Seacom and Tata communication will collaborate to offer high-speed, low-latency connectivity between Europe, Asia, and Africa. Using Seacom’s pan-African telecom services, and Tata Communications’ global digital infrastructure, the two companies can now connect people and businesses throughout the continents, unlocking huge market value potential by connecting major business hubs.
“There has been the technical capability to
make this deal for years, but only recently has demand surged between Africa,
India and the rest of Asia as a result of recognized market potential,”
said Chief Executive Officer at Seacom, Byron Clatterbuck. “As one of SEACOM’s primary objectives to
help empower economies on the African continent through best-in-class
connectivity and cloud solutions, we’re delighted to be working with Tata
Communications to enable our customers’ borderless growth.”
companies are providing connective capabilities and infrastructure to each
other, such as the sea cable owned by Seacom, running down the African eastern
coast and connecting to India through Mumbai, and also the Tata Communications
Tier-1 Internet Protocol network connecting India to South East Asia, and Europe.
collaboration will ensure and facilitate seamless communication between the
three continents’ business hubs, as customers from either company can now
utilize the other company’s connectivity.
partnership with SEACOM will help both companies to leverage each other’s
digital infrastructure to provide customers with state-of-the-art technology
services,” said Vaneet Mehta, Tata Communications’ Region Head, Middle
East, Central Asia & Africa. “It is
the first step towards expanding our collaboration with SEACOM across areas
such as the Internet, MPLS, Cloud, Media and Cybersecurity.”
Through strategic partnerships, the growth made
possible by this collaboration is welcomed by people and businesses in all
continents. It highlights the growing need to communicate, expand and connect,
and two of the leaders in connectivity and ICT solutions are eager to step up
and reap the benefits that come with a connected world.
It is a great point of frustration for many of today’s youth that while the rest of the world’s industries and sectors are digitized and evolving with time, the education system feels stuck in the 1920s – at least outside of developed countries. Many parents and children alike are yearning for a more futuristic education […]
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