Pan-African submarine cable operator, SEACOM, has registered its presence in Stockholm Sweden, with a new point of presence (PoP) for its IP/MPLS network.

The IP transit network will offer African internet service providers and network operators a direct connectivity to a range of Tier-1 partner networks in Europe, according to a SEACOM news release.

With this, SEACOM now has PoPs in five centres in Europe: Stockholm, Amsterdam, London, Frankfurt and Marseille.

“We are the only African carrier with a PoP in Stockholm and the only one to cover all five of the largest Internet exchange points in Europe with our own PoPs,” said Mark Tinka, Head of Engineering at SEACOM, “Since the bulk of Africa’s international traffic goes into and comes out of Europe, SEACOM is now positioned to provide a better experience for the continent’s growing population of broadband users

Earlier this year, the company appointed Bryon Clatterbuck  as their new CEO, a year after former CEO, Mark Simpson, resigned for personal reasons.

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Olumuyiwa Coker Author

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