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About us

AFR-IX telecom is an infrastructure and licensed Telecommunication Operator that delivers Data, MPLS, SDN and advanced Managed solutions to Corporates and Telecommunication Operators in Africa.

By integrating operations, managed services and strategy, our pioneering methodology allows the set up of a complete IT infrastructure to all entities based in the continent.

AFR-IX telecom designs, builds and delivers high quality connectivity services to-from-within Africa. It is uniquely positioned to provide terrestrial and submarine services throughout the continent.

AFR-IX telecom in Numbers

  • More than 80 POPS
  • CISCO certified engineers
  • EU Compliance Fulfillment
  • Ranked 11th in FT 2022 Financial Times
  • POPs in more than 60 countries
  • Group of 19 companies
  • +60G International Traffic
  • Subsidiaries in 3 continents and 15 countries

Global Location

With locations around the world, you’re never far from an AFR-IX telecom office.

Let’s talk. Just choose the most suitable location and we’ll connect you to one of our team so we can work out together how we can help.

Subsea Infrastructure Investments

Barcelona Cable Landing Station

Barcelona Cable Landing Station is the leading neutral digital port in Barcelona, the interconnection hub of the Mediterranean.

Barcelona CLS provides open access cable landing service to submarine cable operators and a neutral colocation and interconnection facility to Carriers, ISP’s and Content Providers with direct access to the main international fiber routes and local hubs.

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Medusa Submarine Cable System

Medusa is the new submarine cable system linking the Mediterranean countries: Portugal, Morocco, Spain, Algeria, France, Tunisia, Italy, Libya, Greece, Cyprus & Egypt.

Medusa links the countries of the Mediterranean Sea and the European South Eastern Atlantic coast, with three main drivers:

  • North Africa with South Europe connectivity
  • Mediterranean with Atlantic connectivity
  • Mediterranean Islands to mainland connectivity.
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    Our Goal

    Our goal is to offer a high quality and personalized service when fulfilling your telecommunications needs in Africa.

    Our Commitment

    We are committed to delivering industry best services, by integrating the forces that shape the future of the telecommunications industry and the businesses surrounding it.


    Our Values

    • Trust
    • Innovative
    • Helpful
    • Professionalism
    • Collaborative
    • Friendly