Come interact with Africa’s Carriers’ Carrier in Asia

Darren Bedford joins a roundtable at GCCM, Singapore

Darren Bedford, Chief Development Officer of Africa’s carriers’ carrier WIOCC, will be part of a roundtable discussing ‘The role of Datacenters Strategies’ at GCCM, which takes place today, 26th and tomorrow 27th June 2018 at the InterContinental Hotel in Singapore.

The roundtable is scheduled for day two (27th) from 2.00 pm – 3.00 pm and will be moderated by Erik van Stokkom – Board Member at MGI. Other panellists include Brett Matthews – Sales Engineering Director, Australia & New Zealand at Splunk Inc, Carlos M. Trujillo – Chief Operations Officer at SubPartners Pty Ltd and William Heng, Director – Sales Engineering APAC at Digital Realty. Discussions will cover the following;

  • Today’s and future data centres to meet subsea cable operators demand
  • The relationship between Subsea cable operators and datacenters
  • New projects coming in the next 5 to 10 years
  • What role does the Internet Exchanges and Peering play, and help to generate new value-added services to drive growth and maximize revenues
  • Big Data, Cloud Storage, Cloud Cybersecurity
  • How to meet today’s Challenges and Solutions to provide

To reach Darren at GCCM, please email him at darren.bedford@wiocc.net

 

WIOCC at CommunicAsia & NXTAsia2018

WIOCC, Africa’s Carriers’ Carrier is present and participating at CommunicAsia 2018 taking place at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 26th -28th June 2018

Visit us at booth 5G2 -12, to see the award-winning carrier for wholesale in Africa.  Come discuss partnerships opportunities with WIOCC team for access to the most extensive fibre-optic network in Africa and tailored end-to-end connectivity solutions.

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Connect with Africa’s carriers’ carrier at ITW, 2018

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WIOCC, Africa’s carriers’ carrier will be attending the ITW (International Telecoms Week) conference from the 6th to 9th May, 2018. ITW is the largest annual meeting point for the global wholesale telecoms industry, providing a platform for 6,743 delegates from 1,944 companies and more than 140 countries to meet together and network. The event will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago.

ChrisDuring the conference, Chris Wood, WIOCC’s Chief Executive Officer will share his expertise at a panel discussion on Tuesday 8th May, 2017 from 11.55 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. on ‘Cultivating broadband investments in Africa’ at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

The WIOCC team, led by Chris Wood, will be well represented by delegates from the Kenya, South Africa and UK offices. The team comprises: Sam Ndungu -CFO; James Wekesa – CCO; Ryan Sher – COO; Mike Last – CMO & VP, Marketing & International Business Development; Hitesh Desai – Director, Sales Southern Africa; Rob Irvin – Director, Bid Management & Product; Darren Bedford – Director, Africa Business Development; Martin Mutiiria – Director, Africa-Sales; Nikki Popoola – Director West Africa; Tony Razzell – Director of Business Intelligence, Jason Tutty – Director Networks and Winnie Karisa –P.A to the CEO.

Meetings are currently being scheduled with existing and prospective clients to discuss partnerships for access to the most extensive fibre-optic network in Africa and tailored end-to-end connectivity solutions.

To arrange a meeting with the team, please contact marketing@wiocc.net.

 

WIOCC Appoints APTelecom as Channel Partner for commercialisation of Africa connectivity with a focus on clients in Asia and USA

Global Telecommunications Consulting and Service Company selected to support the continued commercialisation of WIOCC’s network in Asia and the United States

 Africa’s carriers’ carrier WIOCC, recently announced that it has engaged APTelecom, a facilities-based telecom consulting and service company specialising in emerging markets, as its International Sales partner for new client markets in Asia and the United States.

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Eric Handa, CEO, APTELECOM

“We are excited to be a part of such an important initiative in one of the world’s fastest-growing telecom markets, working within the WIOCC team to help extend their reach,” said Eric Handa, CEO of APTelecom.  “The demand for data continues to grow and this is especially true of Africa. Many of the world’s leading operators, OTTs and CDN players are seeking better ways to serve African markets and WIOCC is the logical choice as an African partner.”

 

 

WIOCC has a unique network which interconnects over 500 locations across more than 30 African countries by seamlessly linking a 55,000km pan-African terrestrial fiber-optic network with more than 40,000km of submarine cable assets, including EASSy, EIG and WACS.

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Chris Wood, CEO, WIOCC

“APTelecom’s reach and expertise spans a wide range of emerging and established global markets and we are pleased to engage their services as an International Sales Partner,” commented Chris Wood, CEO of WIOCC.

“Africa is in the spotlight in the context of global growth as a key region of opportunity for the telecoms industry. APTelecom will assist us in promoting our capabilities in the key markets of Asia and the United States.”

WIOCC and APTelecom will be announcing updates in the coming weeks and months as their program gets underway.

 

About WIOCC

Operating exclusively as a wholesaler, WIOCC is revolutionising the delivery of high-capacity connectivity between Africa and the rest of the world. It is widely recognised as Africa’s carriers’ carrier, offering one-stop-shop, end-to-end service between more than 30 African countries and the world’s key global financial and commercial centres. WIOCC recognises that organisations’ needs differ and tailors its solutions to suit the specific requirements of each customer. Its unique, flexible, bandwidth packages are designed to enable carriers, mobile operators, internet service providers (ISPs), OTTs and Content Providers to take full advantage of Africa’s rapidly developing markets for fixed and mobile broadband, international corporate networking and access to compelling content and applications.

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WIOCCs Extensive Network

 

About APTelecom

APTelecom is a leading telecom and fiber consulting company specializing in emerging markets. APTelecom combines superior customer service, cost-competitive telecom products, and deep experience across the submarine cable and fiber industry to help clients achieve intelligent, sustainable growth. Among the company’s core offerings are submarine cable pre-sales, established system sales, due diligence telecom consulting, cloud-based solutions and security, and strategic fiber consulting services.

Based in the United States, APTelecom’s reach and expertise spans a wide range of emerging global markets, including Angola, Australia, Brazil, Cambodia, Indonesia, as well as in several other countries across Asia and Africa. The company has been sought after for commentary on emerging market trends and been featured by dozens of media outlets, including Wired MagazineTechTalkWall Street JournalFox Business NetworkReutersYahoo NewsFierce TelecomSubTel Forum, and Commsday International, among others. APTelecom differentiates itself through quality, integrity, and innovation across their entire suite of products and services.

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For more information about WIOCC, please contact info@wiocc.net or visit http://www.wiocc.net

To learn more about APTelecom, please contact info@aptelecom.com or visit http://www.aptelecom.com

Ryan Sher, joins roundtable at TMT Finance Africa

Ryan Sher, COO of Africa’s carriers’ carrier WIOCC, will be part of a roundtable discussing ‘Regulation, Spectrum and Broadband Strategies’ at  TMT Finance Africa which takes place today, Thursday 15th March 2018 at the Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa.

The roundtable is scheduled for 14.00 – 14.50 pm and will be chaired by Tracy Cohen – Director, CDH Legal. Other speakers include Prof H Sama Nwana – Managing Partner, Cenerva, Thomas Hintze – CEO, Wananchi Group, Dr Adedoyin Adeola – Telecommunication Executive Consultant and Brian Jakins – Regional Vice President, Middle East and Africa, Intelsat.

Key stakeholders, telecom executives, regulators and investors discuss the latest strategies around spectrum sharing and rolling out new broadband networks in Africa – and how regulators are impacting investment decisions. Areas to be covered during the session include:

  • Spectrum sharing – which strategies are proving most successful? Which trends will follow?
  • How is the regulatory environment impacting investment in South Africa and other key markets?
  • 4G, 5G and Fibre Rollout – What does the investment roadmap look like and where is investment having the most impact?
  • Financing Models – Including Public Private Partnerships

To reach Ryan at TMT Finance Africa, please email him at ryan.sher@wiocc.net

WIOCC, Delivering Connectivity You can Trust.

 

Epsilon and WIOCC Partner to Deliver On-Demand Connectivity from Africa to the Rest of the World

Epsilon, a privately owned global communications service provider, has partnered with Africa’s carriers’ carrier WIOCC to deploy its Infiny by Epsilon on-demand connectivity platform. The partnership provides WIOCC with on-demand connectivity to major global financial and communications hubs. WIOCC customers are able to access to Epsilon’s 90+ PoPs globally and direct connectivity to world-leading Cloud and Internet Exchange providers. It is the first deployment of Infiny by Epsilon in southern Africa.

Infiny by Epsilon’s on-demand connectivity platform will be deployed in Johannesburg and Cape Town to give African Service Providers rapid access to cloud-centric networking.

The partnership supports the growing adoption of Cloud-based applications and services across the continent. It enables African service providers to seamlessly connect from South Africa to global communications hubs and peering points.

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Jerzy Szlosarek- CEO, Epsilon

“WIOCC is a unique organisation and we are proud to be supporting it as it delivers on-demand connectivity across Africa. Its customers and end users will benefit from faster access to content and the Cloud as well as optimised application performance,” said Jerzy Szlosarek, CEO at Epsilon. “We are serving truly global demand for on-demand connectivity. Our Global Interconnect Fabric has been developed over the last 15 years to provide consistent Quality of Service and Experience no matter where our partners are located.”

Jointly owned by 14 major African telecoms operators, WIOCC’s shareholder and partner networks interconnect over 500 locations across more than 30 African countries using a 55,000km terrestrial fibre-optic network. WIOCC connects its customers to key financial and commercial centres in Africa and around the world.

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Chris Wood- CEO, WIOCC

“Partnering with Epsilon further expands our capabilities and provides our customers with rapid and flexible access to global hubs. Epsilon’s Infiny platform makes it simple to connect and grow our presence globally and improves our customers’ ability to quickly roll out new applications and services,” said Chris Wood, CEO at WIOCC. “The African market wants network services that can support the Cloud, matching the speed and accessibility of other ICT solutions. Infiny helps us to deliver Cloud-centric networking to our African customers.”

The Infiny platform enables partners to rapidly provision a suite of on-demand connectivity services via a web-based portal, APIs and iOS or Android mobile apps. It makes procuring and managing global connectivity simple with 24/7 access to services via its intuitive web portal or APIs.

Infiny by Epsilon users can choose from a range of services from port-to-port, port-to-Cloud, port-to-Internet Exchange, SIP Trunking and Inbound services, last mile DIA and SD-WAN services. It is supported with bespoke intelligent networking technology that enables it to offer guaranteed Quality of Service (QoS) and Experience (QoE), end-to-end and around the world.

About Epsilon

Epsilon is a global Cloud Centric Network service provider, extending carrier-grade connectivity services to the world’s Communications and Cloud ecosystems. The company offers smart networking capabilities that combine on-demand infrastructure, automation, web-based portals and APIs to give partners friction-free access to global connectivity.

All Epsilon services are powered by a next-generation hyper-scalable global backbone which connects all the leading telecoms hubs globally. Across this fabric encompasses a dense ecosystem of carriers, service operators and cloud providers offering the leading interconnect point for a diverse set of network and connectivity requirements.

For more information about Epsilon, please visit: www.epsilontel.com

About WIOCC

Operating exclusively as a wholesaler, WIOCC is revolutionising the delivery of high-capacity connectivity between Africa and the rest of the world. It is widely recognised as Africa’s carriers’ carrier, offering one-stop-shop, end-to-end service between more than 30 African countries and the world’s key global financial and commercial centres. WIOCC recognises that organisations’ needs differ and tailors its solutions to suit the specific requirements of each customer. Its unique, flexible, bandwidth packages are designed to enable carriers, mobile operators, internet service providers (ISPs), OTTs and Content Providers to take full advantage of Africa’s rapidly developing markets for fixed and mobile broadband, international corporate networking and access to compelling content and applications.

For more information about WIOCC, please contact info@wiocc.net or visit: www.wiocc.net

 

WIOCC CMO, Mike Last joins opening panel session at Capacity Middle East 2018

Capacity Middle East takes place from tomorrow, Tuesday 6th until Thursday 8th March 2018 in Dubai, UAE at Grand Hyatt Dubai with Pre Events functions today Monday 5th March 2018. Come and interact with WIOCC on this three-day conference and meet our representatives Chris Wood, CEO, Mike Last, CMO & VP, International Business Development and Rob Irvin, Director, Bid Management and Products.

Mike Last, WIOCC’s CMO, will share his expertise in one of today’s opening panel sessions about Fueling cloud infrastructure demands through innovative subsea cable technologies‘ at 3.30pm – 4.40pm, alongside four other industry leaders including Jason Mcgee-Abe – Editor, Capacity Media being the moderator, Chris Bayly – Director of Global Wholesale Solutions, Colt Technology Services, Peter Zwinkels – VP of Submarine Sales, INFINERA and Mohamed Nasr – AVP, EMEA, Cable Development, PCCW GLOBAL.

Mike and Rob are meeting with the delegates to discuss partnerships with WIOCC for access to the most extensive fibre-optic network in Africa and tailored end-to-end connectivity solutions.

To book a meeting with the WIOCC team at the ongoing event, please contact marketing@wiocc.net.

WIOCC CEO, Chris Wood invited to join panel session

WIOCC, Africa’s Carriers’ Carrier is present at Submarine Networks Europe being held in Hilton Tower Bridge, London today Tuesday 20th  and tomorrow Wednesday 21st  February 2018.

Chris Wood, WIOCC CEO takes out his crystal ball and shares his vision on what the next 5 years will bring for the subsea communications for the industry at Submarine Networks Europe, alongside four other industry leaders  including Elaine Stafford – Managing Partner, DRG Undersea Consulting being the Moderator, Andrew Edilson – VP Wholesale, Colt Technology Services,  Alasdair Wilkie – CTO, Deep Blue Cable and Byron Clatterbuck – CEO, SEACOM Ltd.

The panel is scheduled for Wednesday 21st (Day 2) at 09.10 (GMT) and is expected to focus on:

  • Emerging markets: opportunities and challenges
  • Who will be the next big players?
  • The technologies changing the future of subsea networks
  • Will it be more of the same in the next 5 years?

Chris Wood will be in the company of Mike Last, CMO & VP International Business Development and Rob Irvin, Director, Bid Management and Products. If you would like to get more insight on WIOCC offerings to the industry kindly contact marketing@wiocc.net.