Africa telecoms industry news and events

Capacity Africa
Uniting African wholesale telecoms

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French bank takes 23% stake in South Africa’s Metro Fibre Networx

A French development bank has taken a 23% stake in South African fibre company Metro Fibre Networx.

22 March 2019 | Alan Burkitt-Gray

Features

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5G – still a long way to go

15 February 2019 | Natalie Bannerman

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Saving subsea through diversity

29 November 2018 | Natalie Bannerman

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Connecting the world

29 November 2018 | Natalie Bannerman

Forthcoming Events

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Capacity North Africa 2019

15-17 April 2019
Cairo, Egypt

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Capacity Africa 2019

11-12 September 2019
Kigali, Rwanda

People

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Equinix makes trio of C-level appointments

14 March 2019 | Jason McGee-Abe

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Liquid Telecom appoints CEO for Uganda

11 March 2019 | Jason McGee-Abe

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SEACOM names MD of East Africa

04 March 2019 | Jason McGee-Abe

Community

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FREE WEBINAR: Best Practices for Protection Against DDoS Attacks

Are you ready to respond to a DDoS attack? Do you have a defense plan in place? DDoS attacks can strike at any time, potentially crippling network infrastructure and severely degrading user experience. Depending on their type and severity, the impact can result in damaged infrastructure, lost revenue, decreased productivity and irreparable harm to your organization’s brand and resources. This webinar will discuss the latest trends in DDoS attacks, who the potential targets are and the effects on assets and organizations. Most importantly, this session will provide you with invaluable information to help you get ready for and deal with a DDoS attack, including: • How to plan before you get attacked • What to do when attacked • Basic approaches to DDoS attack mitigation About the Speaker: With over twenty years of experience in technology including over ten years focused on security, Darren Grabowski has a strong track record in helping NTT Communications and its global customers protect their networks and online presence from cyber threats, including DDoS attacks. During his career Darren has held several technical positions handling security and spam-related issues, managing daily operations, and helping develop new policies and procedures. He is based at the NTT Communications’ Global Network Operations Center (NOC) in Dallas, Texas.

19 March 2019 | Darren Grabowski, Network Security Team Manager, Global IP Network, NTT Communications

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FREE WEBINAR: Ready, Set, SD-WAN: Winning the Readiness and Operations Game

13 March 2019 | Angelique Medina, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, THOUSANDEYES

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Atlanta - the new home of ITW

22 February 2019 |

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Best Practices for Architecting Robust BGP Routing Policies – The Global Carrier

13 February 2019 | Shawn Morris, Vice President of Systems, Applications and Software (SAS), Global IP Network, NTT Communications

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Data solutions in the age of OTT. One size doesn’t fit all.

12 December 2018 | Alok Shukla, VP Data Products, Airtel Global Business