By Telecompaper

December 15, 2017

Algeria's Minister of Post and Information and Communication Technologies, Iman Houda Feraoun, announced that the country will sign an agreement before the end of the year for a new Transatlantic cable linking the city of Annaba to the US coast, reports Huffpostmaghreb. Feraoun also revealed that the operating rights for the new cable will amount to USD 34 million.

Regarding progress on the new Oran-Valence submarine cable, she confirmed that the project had been delayed, but that the creation of a subsidiary of Algerie Telecom in Spain should now pave the way for the start of the deployment work.

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