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Huawei Marine and PCCW Global partner to boost African internet connectivity

Huawei Marine has announced that it will partner with PCCW Global to construct the first submarine cable between Mauritius and Rodrigues Island. This will be Huawei’s 12th submarine cable system deployed in the African region to meet the increasing demand...

Nigerian-Cameroun submarine cable system now live

MainOne has revealed that the high capacity Nigerian-Cameroun Submarine Cable System (NCSCS) connecting Lagos, Nigeria and Kribi, Cameroun has been completed and is now live. The new submarine cable system will, according to MainOne, address increasing demand for reliable broadband...

Submarine connectivity a boon for Tanzania

Tanzania hopes that a new submarine cable, that began running in 2009, will continue to help boost the country’s telecom connectivity and increase potential for investment. As a result of the underwater cable, costs with the ICT sector have been...

WACS to “boost international broadband competition” – Internet Solutions

The launch of the WACS cable system in South Africa is an important step towards further connecting Africa to the world. Not only will it provide better connection speeds, but the cable system will have the capacity to lower...

West Africa Cable System officially launched in South Africa

It has been six years since MTN pioneered and committed over US$ 100 million into Africa’s largest capacity submarine fibre optic cable. Today marked the commercial launch of the much-anticipated ultra high-capacity West Africa Cable System (WACS) linking Southern...

Glo inks 10yr deal with Shell

GLOBACOM Limited, Nigeria’s mobile service provider, has signed a second 10-year connectivity contract with Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC). Globacom, popularly known as Glo, will provide SPDC with a high-speed bandwidth link, connecting its operational hubs in Lagos and the...

WACS submarine cable nears completion

The West Africa Cable System (WACS), the latest in a new generation of high-capacity submarine communications cables linking Africa to the rest of the world, is set to land at its final destination in Yzerfontein near Cape Town, South...

WACS spearheads Namibian broadband access

Namibia has, for the first time, been connected to the global submarine communications cable. The West Africa Cable System (WACS) links South Africa with the United Kingdom. MTN Business, a subsidiary of the MTN Group, which is a major investor...

Nexans wins contract for Libya-Greece cable

French company Nexans has been awarded a major contract to supply around 440 kilometers of fiber optic submarine cable for a project which will connect Libya with Greece. The high-profile communications link across the Mediterranean Sea is being constructed by...

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 landing...
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