By SubTel Forum

According to East African Business Week, about 80% of the 2500 km long fibre optic cable ring had been laid, John Gara, CEO , Rwanda Development Board revealed.  The cable, that landed at Gatuna , Rwanda – Uganda border and Rusomo, Tanzania -Rwanda border is part of government's strategy to buffer the country incase of any link shocks. The government does not want a repeat of the effects of the July twin bomb blasts that hit Kampala damaging fibre optic cables.

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