Tata Communications has partnered with African cable infrastructure provider SEACOM for expanding the connectivity between Asia, Africa and Europe.
As per company’s regulatory filing, SEACOM’s dedicated subsea cable system runs up the east coast of Africa and connects to India iSEACOM’sn Mumbai. Given Tata Communications’ strong presence in the Indian subcontinent, SEACOM customers can connect seamlessly onwards into business hubs such as Beijing, Hong Kong, and Singapore in Asia as well as Marseille, London, Frankfurt and Amsterdam in Europe, with Tata Communications’ wholly owned global Tier-1 Internet Protocol (IP) network.
Further, in return, SEACOM will support Tata Communication’s IP and Global Dedicated Ethernet (GDE) customers at the Teraco data centre in lsando, Johannesburg.
As per the company, this will improve the connectivity in services across gaming, media streaming and other content coming out of the Middle East, India and Asia.