By Business Day

Leading telecommunications company, MTN Nigeria, has rolled out a bouquet of services running on its all new ultra-high capacity submarine cable, West African Cable System (WACS).

The services are being rolled out and managed by MTN Business, a division of MTN focused on business-to-business solutions. The 17, 200 km submarine cable system stretches from Europe through West Africa to South Africa. This service was made commercially available in May, 2012.

Industry analysts expect more Nigerian homes will have access to cheaper internet services as the country’s bandwidth market is witnessing explosive price wars occasioned by heightened competition in the submarine cable market.

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