By SubTel Forum

Rwanda has completed construction of a 2,300 kilometre (1,380 miles) fibre optic telecommunications network across the country to link it to undersea cables running along the east African coast, the country's communication minister said.  According to a Reuters Africa article, the project, which began in October 2009 at a cost of $95 million, was set up to boost access to various broadband services, boost electronic commerce and attract foreign direct investment through business process outsourcing.

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