`No fast price cuts with Seacom`

source: News24
2009-06-04

Cape Town – South African consumers and businesses should not expect broadband prices to fall by a dramatic amount overnight when the Seacom cable goes live in a few weeks from now.

That’s according to Steve Briggs, Head of Commercial at iBurst. He said that the 1.28 Tbps East African undersea fibre-optic cable system promises some relief from high international bandwidth prices over the medium-to-long term.

However, consumers will need to wait for more submarine cables like the West Africa Cable System (Wacs) and the Eastern Africa Submarine Cable System (Eassy) to go live before prices start to tumble dramatically.

The construction of the Seacom cable was recently completed and [continue reading]

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