128 Technology Networking Platform Deployed by CMC Networks in Africa

August 2018
128T Networking Platform in collaboration with Redvine Networks enables global telecommunications carrier to reduce outages while saving bandwidth

Marisa Trisolino replaces Martin Springer as CEO of CMC Networks

July 2018

Johannesburg, July 5, 2018 - CMC Networks (CMC) today announced that Marisa Trisolino has been appointed new CEO of CMC, replacing Martin Springer as of 16 July 2018.

Jatinder Sispal joins Africa and Middle East carrier CMC Networks as EVP: Global Sales.

May 2018

CMC Networks continues to strengthen its Executive Committee with the appointment of Jatinder who brings over 20 years of carrier expertise to CMC.  Jatinder was previously instrumental in the creation of Telstra’s wholesale division in Europe as well as spending 10 years at Colt where he held a number of leadership roles his last being responsible for all of Colt’s indirect sales and marketing business channels across Northern Europe.

Rakesh Bhasin Appointed Chairman of CMC Networks

March 2018

Johannesburg - March 6, 2018 - CMC Networks (CMC) today announced that Rakesh Bhasin has been appointed as Chairman of CMC. Bhasin is an internationally renowned telecommunications executive and has been a Non-Executive Director of CMC since June 2017.

CMC Networks in New Partnership with The Carlyle Group

February 2017

Johannesburg, South Africa, February 7, 2017 – CMC Networks (CMC), Africa’s largest managed connectivity provider, today announced that The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG), a Global Alternative Asset Manager, has acquired a majority shareholding of CMC. The transaction value exceeds $100 million (R1.4 billion) and Carlyle’s investment gives them a majority shareholding. Further financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

CMC Networks were Shortlisted for the Global Carrier Awards.

October 2016

CMC Networks were shortlisted for a best African project award in the Global Carrier Awards 2016.

This is what the judges said about the nomination:

“CMC Networks has a cost effective, scalable and resilient networks solution – this gives many local carriers the opportunity to work on a bigger network.”

CMC USA Update

September 2016

We are proud to announce CMC Networks Inc, is a registered USA entity in the state of Virginia.

We have 3 full time employees with intentions to hire additional staff in the near future.

This allows CMC to offer additional support to USA clients, and an additional focus on CDN providers requiring connectivity in Africa and the Middle East.

Office Address - 46090 Lake Central Plaza, Suite 207, Sterling, VA, 20165, USA  

CMC Networks Announces Partnership & Interconnect With Ethio Telecom

July 2016

Providing MPLS Services to Carrier Base and VNO Clients into Ethiopia and Across the Globe

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Connecting North America to Africa, the Middle East and beyond

May 2016

Washington DC (9th May 2016) – CMC Networks, a global telecommunications carrier serving the data communications needs of carriers and VARS into African and Middle Eastern countries, has expanded its global reach by opening a USA entity (CMC Networks, Inc.) with imminent plans to open an office within the Washington DC, Metropolitan area.

CMC Networks


November 2015

For more than 27 years, global telecommunications carrier, CMC Networks has served the data communications needs of wholesale carriers and clients on a global scale, through the provision of Ethernet, EoSDH, EoMPLS and DIA services.