Avelacom connects to South Africa

Low-latency link from London to Johannesburg in under 160 milliseconds

London to Johannesburg: the route runs along the western coast of Africa

Connectivity provider Avelacom is extending its network to South Africa in a bid to provide market participants with low-latency access to the country’s financial marketplace.

The new point of presence between London and Johannesburg provides market participants with a 155.8-millisecond round-trip latency connection to and from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

The route, which runs along the western coast of Africa, is also backed up by a 100G data connection passing along the eastern coast.

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