SEACOM partners with France-IX to improve connectivity in Kenya

SEACOM equipmentPan-Africa ICT service provider SEACOM has announced it has joined forces with Internet exchange point operator France-IX to offer improved internet connectivity in Kenya

The company, which supplies high speed fibre optic network that serves both the East and West coasts of Africa, said it aimed to expand African operators and service providers’ networks to reach peers worldwide and content at the interconnection point in Marseille.

The new services will be rolled out at the Africa Interconnection and Peering Forum (AfPIF), which will take place in Casablanca, Morocco, 3-5 September 2013. 

"Partnerships such as this, together with our African and Global points of presence, allow SEACOM to provide innovative solutions that enable our customers' to enhance their service offerings,” explained Robert Marston, product manager at SEACOM.

“Furthermore such a combination continues to place SEACOM at the forefront of improving the Internet experience in Africa," Marston added. 

SEACOM was founded in July 2009 and has continually expanded the availability of international bandwidth in Africa, it said.

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