By Xinua,

YAOUNDE – Chinese mobile communication company China Unicom has signed an agreement with its Cameroonian counterpart to cooperate on improve link between the Central African country with the rest of world.

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of China Unicom Yimin Lu signed the agreement with the General Manager of Cameroon Telecommunications (CAMTEL) David Nkoto Emane for deploying a submarine optical fibre cable to link Cameroon in Central Africa with Brazil in South America.

The 5,900 km long project deployed by Huawei Marine Networks, which will build the landing station in Kribi in the South Region of Cameroon, with Telefonica handling the landing station in Fortaleza, Brazil, estimated to cost 280 billion CFA francs ($487), will boost Cameroon's telecommunications capability.

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