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Fugro Starts Shallow Water Survey for 2Africa

Fugro Starts Shallow Water Survey for 2Africa Fiber-Optic Cable Project By Marine Technology July 30, 2020 Offshore surveyor Fugro has kicked off its shallow water campaign for the “2Africa” subsea fiber-optic cable project. The cable project, once completed, will connect 23 countries in Africa, the Middle East, and Europe and deliver more than the total [...]

2020-07-30T10:16:55-04:00July 30th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Africa Telcos Threatened As Facebook, Google Plan Cable

Telcos Threatened As Facebook, Google Plan Subsea Cable By Punch Nigeria June 8, 2020 Telecoms operators have expressed worry that the unchecked deployment of undersea cables and fibre optic infrastructure in Nigeria will threaten their survival. They said that free access to Internet services that Over The Top players such as Facebook offered was a [...]

2Africa Submarine Cable System Announced

2Africa: A Transformative Subsea Cable for Future Internet Connectivity in Africa Announced by Global and African Partners Telecom Egypt Press Release May 14, 2020 China Mobile International, Facebook, MTN Global Connect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC announced today that they will partner to build 2Africa, which will be the most comprehensive subsea cable [...]