May 14 - 14:05
Technology leaders partner to build huge subsea cable for Africa
A consortium of companies are partnering to build 2Africa, the most comprehensive subsea cable to serve the African continent and Middle East. China Mobile International, Facebook, MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC will all participate to connect 23 countries in Africa, the Middle East and Europe. Alcatel Submarine Networks has been appointed to build the cable.
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