IPLC service provides customers with connectivity form end-user premises to Cable Landing Stations across Africa, Asia, Europe, etc.


Openserve has the following IPLC options available:

a. Half Circuit: Capacity starts from the end-user premises to halfway through the submarine cable

b. Full Circuit: Capacity starts from the end-user premises to a Cable Landing Station in the international country

c. Terrestrial IPLC: Provides customers with the opportunity to connect to neighbouring African inter alia 

Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Namibia, from their premises in South Africa.

Available bandwidth ranges from 2Mbps to STM-64



  • Openserve has capacity on all submarine cables entering into South Africa.
  • Service is provided directly from the customer site therefore no need for 3rd Party co-location. 
  • Optional restoration or protection. 
  • Openserve is the only service provider that has dual entries into each neighbouring country.
  • Total network diversity into a single country.
  • Cost effective Full circuit end-to-end solution.
  • One stop shop for both the SA and foreign half circuit
  • Diverse IPLC options from two different cable landing stations
  • Single invoice (subject to One Stop Shop solution).

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