SEACOM completes subsea marine cable fault off the coast of Djibouti


The SEACOM Subsea Cable marine fault identified in the Red Sea off the coast of Djibouti on April 8, 2017 has been successfully repaired today, 6 May 2017.

Customers will start seeing their circuits come up and traffic routing return but should also anticipate a short period of fluctuation while we complete test and verification activities.

Full service stability is anticipated within 24 hours period and SEACOM will continue to monitor all circuits closely over the repaired segment for a further 48 hours.

SEACOM would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our customers, partners and peers for their cooperation and support during this marine outage.


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Thabo Mphahlele is the BizNis Africa Head of Sales and Marketing. Mphahlele was previously MultiChoice Production Support Analyst responsible for developing and monitoring applications. In addition, Mphahlele develops and automates batch scripts and is responsible for the daily infrastructure maintenance at MultiChoice. As a Production Support Analyst, he is responsible for incident analysis solving , developing and constructing business reports for SQL and Oracle and implement change controls for the business. Additional responsibility includes monitoring system performance via SOA, Kibaba (Elasticsearch), H.P BSM, HP Sitescope. Mphahlele is responsible for creating infrastructure performance reports through HP Ops Analytics, monitoring payments via Splunk and in-house built-in tool and disaster recovery simulation and testing. At Nashua Mobile, he was responsible for application development and enhancing the web sites At South West Gauteng College, he was the IT Technician and Network Administrator. During his tenure at Double Digit Media, he was he focused on application and web site development for new and existing clients Mphahlele contributes as a Content Manager for BizNis Africa.

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