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DARE1 Subsea Cable Deployment Officially Completed

Deployment of Subsea Cable DARE1 Officially Completed By Ecofin Agency March 11, 2020 (Ecofin Agency) - Kenya is now officially connected to Djibouti via an optical fiber with the subsea cable Djibouti Africa Regional Express 1 (Dare1) landing on the Kenyan coast of Mombasa as expected. In May last year, the Kenyan government expressed its [...]

2020-03-12T10:32:35-04:00March 12th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |

Somaliland Removes Fibre Optic Provision from Monopoly

Somaliland Parliament Untethers Fibre Optic Provision From Monopoly By MENAFN March 7, 2020 (MENAFN - SomTribune) The House of the Representatives of the Republic of Somaliland, Saturday, took off all fetters from the free provision of Internet Fibre optic services in the market. Law No. 50/2011 has, since that year, closed the market in honour [...]

2020-03-09T10:58:25-04:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

East Africa’s Largest Submarine Cable Lands in Mombasa

East Africa’s Largest Submarine Cable Lands in Mombasa By Betty Kiptum, Kenya Broadcasting Corporation March 6, 2020 Data consumers in East Africa could see a significant reduction in their bills with the landing of East Africa’s largest submarine cable, Djibouti Africa Regional Express with the moniker DARE 1. The 4000 kilometers fibre optic cable which [...]

2020-03-09T10:41:45-04:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Colt Reduces Latency Between Tokyo, Hong Kong

Colt Reduces Latency Between Tokyo and Hong Kong Stock Exchange By Paul Mah, Data Centre Dynamics January 24, 2020 Colt Technology Services this week announced that it has succeeded in substantially reducing the latency between the Tokyo and Hong Kong stock exchanges. It is understood to have provided a low latency network between the two [...]

DARE1 Submarine Cable Installation Underway

Djibouti Telecom, Somtel, and Telkom Kenya Announce That Installation of the DARE1 Submarine Cable System Is Underway Djibouti Telecom Press Release January 20, 2020 Djibouti Telecom, Somtel, and Telkom Kenya announce that installation of the DARE1 submarine cable system is underway. Installation of trunk and branch units has commenced; marine operations are scheduled for completion [...]

DARE1 Manufacturing Complete, RFS June 2020

Djibouti Telecom, Somtel, Telkom Kenya and SubCom Announce the Completion of the Manufacturing Aspects of the DARE1 Submarine Cable SubCom Press Release December 4, 2019 Cable loading commenced on November 13, 2019; cable is on track for RFPA in June 2020 Djibouti City, DJIBOUTI, Mogadishu, SOMALIA, Nairobi, KENYA, and Eatontown, NJ, USA – Djibouti Telecom, [...]

2019-12-04T18:27:24-05:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

Kenya to Invest $59 mln in DARE Fiber Optics System

Kenya to Invest $59 mln to Connect to the Dare Fiber Optics System By Ecofin Agency May 28, 2019 Kenya plans to invest $59 million to increase its data capabilities. This fund will be used to deploy an extension of the Djibouti Africa Regional Express (DARE). The submarine sensor required to determine the path of this [...]

2019-05-29T09:56:12-04:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

DARE1 Marine Survey Complete, New CLS Added

Djibouti Telecom, Somtel and SubCom Announce Completion of DARE1 Marine Survey and Addition of Bosaso Landing Station SubCom Press Release March 27, 2019 Cable system with landing points in Djibouti, Somalia and Kenya will bring increased capacity and connectivity to East Africa DJIBOUTI CITY, DJIBOUTI, MOGADISHU, SOMALIA and EATONTOWN, NJ, USA – Djibouti Telecom, Somtel [...]

Djibouti Telecom, Somtel and TE SubCom Announce Mogadishu Branch of DARE1 Cable System

Djibouti Telecom, Somtel and TE SubCom Announce Mogadishu Branch of DARE1 Cable System TE SubCom Press Release October 25, 2018 DJIBOUTI CITY, DJIBOUTI and SOMALILAND, SOMALIA – Djibouti Telecom and Somtel today announced that the supply contract for the Djibouti Africa Regional Express 1 (DARE1) submarine cable system has come into force, with TE SubCom [...]

2018-10-25T14:05:30-04:00October 25th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |