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    Nigeria’s Main One gets US grant

    September 10, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria’s Main One gets US grant

    Nigeria is looking to continue its mobile and telecommunications infrastructure development. The country’s undersea cable operator Main One has announced it has won a grant from the United States Trade and Development Agency for the extension of the fiber...

  • Connectivity critical to West African wholesale telecommunications

    April 22, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Connectivity critical to West African wholesale telecommunications

    West African communications services company Main One recently joined Africa’s top telecoms carriers and executives to discuss the future of the West African wholesale telecoms market, and proffer solutions for enhanced and more effective broadband...

  • Top 10 African Women in ICT

    August 9, 2011 • Lists, Top StoriesComments (6)

    In honour of women’s day in South Africa, ITNewsAfrica is profiling 10 leading women who have made significant contributions to Africa’s Information Communication Technology (ICT) sector and occupy high profile positions in this fast paced, and sometimes...

  • Main One, SEACOM pan-African capacity available

    May 4, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Main One, SEACOM pan-African capacity available

    Main One and SEACOM have interconnected their West and East African Cable Systems to launch capacity services from Nigeria to South Africa, from a STM-1 level and above. This partnership extends the Main One and SEACOM networks to create a system that offers...

  • Etisalat, MTN and Starcomms sign on to Main One

    July 23, 2010 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    The Nigerian unit of UAE-based Etisalat, South Africa’s MTN and Starcomms of Nigeria have subscribed to Main One Cable Company’s high capacity fibre-optic cable system, which was launched commercially earlier this week linking West Africa to Europe,...

  • Main One cable goes live

    July 5, 2010 • Top StoriesComments Off on Main One cable goes live

    Main One has launched its services commercially. The company’s 1,920 Gbps, 7000 kilometres long, submarine fibre optic cable system links West Africa to Europe. In a statement, Main One announced the completion and inauguration of the cable which has...

  • Main One Cable signs equipment deal with Huawei

    June 8, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Main One Cable signs equipment deal with Huawei

    MAIN One Cable Limited, an undersea fibre optic cable company in West Africa, has signed a contract with Huawei at their Lagos office to provide Intelligence Optical Switching System for Main One’s submarine cable network. Main One Cable Company Managing...

  • Fibre ring to link South Africa and Nigeria

    April 28, 2010 • Top StoriesComments Off on Fibre ring to link South Africa and Nigeria

    Main One, Seacom and eFive Telecoms have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch a new cable that will link South Africa to Nigeria. The pan-African fibre ring solution will offer redundancy and additional capacity on East and West African...

  • Main One, Tata partner for European connectivity

    October 6, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Main One, Tata partner for European connectivity

    Nigeria’s Mainstreet Technologies has partnered with Tata communications for European connections onward from their Portugal landing station and other strategic locations, Business Day reports. The company has also begun construction of landing stations in...

  • AFDB invests $66m in West African fibre optic cable

    June 3, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on AFDB invests $66m in West African fibre optic cable

    The African Development Bank (AFDB) board has approved an investment of $66 million for the development of the Main One submarine fiber optic cable project along the West African coast...