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.
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.
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
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.
“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.
“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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.