If you’ll be at AfricaCom in Cape Town on November 13th -15th, please visit us on our stand –number C40 – at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town for partnership opportunities. The WIOCC team, led by our CEO, Chris Wood, will be ready to tackle any complex challenge and deliver simple solutions – whether you are an African or international telco, an ISP, an OTT player or a Content Provider.
WIOCC is at the forefront of connecting Africa to the world. We work hard to understand fully the needs of each client, then draw upon our depth of experience, expertise, unique network and breadth of service options to develop bespoke solutions that precisely meet their requirements.
If you are looking for affordable, reliable, managed connectivity, then come and meet us and find out how we can develop a bespoke solution just for you.
Nikki Popoola joins Keynote panel / Executive Roundtable at GCCM Africa
On Monday 12th November 2018 at the Africa 2018 GCCM/ CC- Submarine Summit, at the Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town, Nikki Popoola, WIOCC’s Director of Sales Africa, will be part of an Executive Round-table Panel Discussions Session discussing‘’.
Points of discussion & general questions will include the following;
What are today’s and future data centres to meet subsea cable operators demand, and how can we address it?
Can you explain to the audience the relationship between Subsea cable operators and data centres, and the importance on it?
How does the landscape look now and are there any 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?
Explain to us about the importance of Big Data, Cloud Storage, Cloud Cyber-security
How do we meet today’s Challenges and what are the Solutions to provide?
Are you are an ISP, WISP or Operator looking to provide your customers with reliable, cost-effective, high-quality internet connectivity? Come and speak with one of the WIOCC team on Stand No. 4 at MyBroadband Conference on the 18th October 2018 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, South Africa, and find out how we can develop a bespoke solution just for you.
MyBroadband Conference & Expo is the premier event of its kind in South Africa, attracting IT executives and delegates from around the country.
NigeriaCom is here and WIOCC, Africa’s Carriers’ Carrier, will be in attendance and participating at the event. The two-day event will take place at Lagos Oriental Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria on the 19th – 20th September 2018.
If you are an African or international telco, an ISP, an OTT player or a Content Provider looking for affordable, reliable, managed connectivity, visit our stand number 0 for partnership opportunities.
WIOCC, Africa’s Carriers’ Carrier, will attend Capacity Africa taking place for the first time in Rwanda, Kigali from the 5th of September 2018. Capacity Africa is the wholesale telecoms event which connects senior-level executives from across the continent with their international partners and companies looking to invest in Africa.
Darren Bedford, Chief Development Officer- WIOCC, will be speaking in a panel discussion on ‘Africa’s submarine landscape – analysing the new wave of cable investment’ on Thursday, 6th September at 9.45 a.m.
WIOCC will be well represented by an expert team ready to work with you to solve your complex connectivity challenges .
Meet the team at exhibition stand 26, Kilimanjaro 2, Kigali Mariott Hotel
To set up a meeting, please send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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.
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.
During 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.
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.
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.
“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.
“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.
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.
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 Magazine, TechTalk, Wall Street Journal, Fox Business Network, Reuters, Yahoo News, Fierce Telecom, SubTel Forum, and Commsday International, among others. APTelecom differentiates itself through quality, integrity, and innovation across their entire suite of products and services.