Africa Data Centres has announced it has extended its partnership with China Telecom Global through the deployment of a China Telecom POP at Africa Data Centres’ data centre in South Africa.
The company says that China Telecom will offer Africa Data Centres’ customers extended global connectivity and internet services through the PoP.
The data centre facility is located near the centre of South Africa’s business district, and has a design capacity of 14 MW, according to the company.
This is not a first for China Telecom as last year saw the company deploy its network nodes in Teraco’s data centres in Cape Town.
“Africa Data Centres has facilities located at Africa’s major regional business and trade hubs, including Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Kenya, and will be expanding its footprint to West Africa and North Africa, as well as other areas we believe, are emerging as the epicentre for Africa’s digital economy,” said Stephane Duproz, CEO of Africa Data Centres.
“China Telecom’s investment in Africa Data Centres’ points of presence means our customers can look forward to reliable, low-latency, worldwide connectivity, which will enable them to deploy their applications and workloads quickly and efficiently.