SEACOM, has announced the acquisition of Internet service provider and managed services provider, MacroLan.
MacroLan will now become the telecom enabler’s Cape Town regional office and will lead SEACOM’s expansion in the Western Cape market for fibre Internet access to the business-customer premises.
The acquisition is in line with SEACOM’s strategy to extend the reach of its fibre network to more metropolitan areas across South Africa.
According to Byron Clatterbuck, the Chief Executive SEACOM, the company has grown significantly following the successful launch of SEACOM Business which focuses on bringing broadband and cloud services directly to commercial business users.
“The MacroLan acquisition is a continuation of this story, through which we will grow the SEACOM family of talented staff and satisfied customers in the Western Cape,” he said.
MacroLan Chief Executive, Paul Johnson noted that the transaction gives the backing of a major pan-African telecom partner, which offers access to the resources and muscle needed to grow the business.