Cable & Telecom

Sub-Atlantic link between South America and Africa nears completion in Angola

LUANDA, ANGOLA — Angola Cables announced Thursday an important milestone as installation of the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) officially began on the Angolan coast this week, bringing the transatlantic communications cable project closer to completion.The official launch in Sangano, Angola, initiated the installation phase of the SACS cable on the Angolan coast in the municipality of Quissama. Being constructed by NEC Corporation, SACS is a sub-Atlantic cable with 40 Tbps (terabytes per second) of capacity that will extend more than 6,500 kilometres between Fortaleza, Brazil, and Sangano, Angola. SACS is the first direct link between South America and Africa.When...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.