Seacom expands South African channel partners to 65

Wednesday 4 May 2016 | 10:05 CET | News
Pan-African undersea cable firm Seacom said that it has expanded its number of South African channel partners servicing the business market to more than 65 firms of all sizes, up from 20 in October 2015. The telecom operator and its channel partners have been processing orders at a rate of around 60 a month since it formally launched its full set of business offerings to the market. Grant Parker, head of Seacom Business said the growth rate is exceeding the aggressive targets it set when it soft-launched the Seacom Business division in January 2015.

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