By mybroadband

Telecoms infrastructure provider Techteledata said that it received funding commitments from the IDC and the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) to build an undersea cable from Mtunzini to Cape Town, connecting East London and Port Elizabeth in the process.

Musa Phungula, Techteledata managing director and founder, told MyBroadband that the planned cable system will provide redundancy between the cable systems which land on South Africa’s East Coast (SEACOM, EASSy and SAFE) and the West Coast (WACS and SAT-3).

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