By SubTel Forum
Sierra Express Media has published a lengthy article about the ACE submarine cable. Â On 6th June 2010, Sierra Leone Cable Limited (SALCAB) on behalf of Government of Sierra Leone signed Africa Coast to Europe (ACE)Â Submarinecable Construction and Maintenance Agreement under the provision of Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) making SALCAB a full member of the ACE consortium. The ACEÂ submarineÂ cable system will span over 17,000 Km from France to South Africa and will provide access to more than 24 countries starting 2012.Â With ultimate capacity of wet segment provided under the supply contract of about 1.92 Terabits per second, the ACE system will provide sufficient and redundant capacity for future use. Sierra Leone is part of the West Africa Regional Communications Infrastructure Program (WARCIP) being prepared by World Bank for least connected countries.