By IT Web Africa

International maritime law and nautical maps have failed to prevent instances of ship captains dropping anchors on key undersea broadband cables. This is according to Didier Mainguy (pictured), who is chief mission for Cape Town docked cable repair ship CS Leon Thevenin. The CS Leon Thevenin consists of a sixty?man team and is on standby in Cape Town to respond to broadband subsea cable damage along African shores. The ship, in turn, is owned by a subsidiary of French telecoms giant Orange.

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