MainOne Ready for Service in Cote d’Ivoire

MainOne’s Submarine Cable, Ready for Service in Cote d’Ivoire MainOne Press Release December 2, 2019 MainOne today announces its submarine cable in Cote d’Ivoire is live and ready for service. The project, notable for being the first commercial cable system in service to deploy spectrum sharing capabilities, will offer capabilities to deepen infrastructure sharing and [...]

2019-12-03T10:23:45-05:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , |

MainOne Lands Submarine Cable in Cote D’Ivoire

MainOne Lands Submarine Cable in Cote D’Ivoire MainOne Press Release October 2, 2019 MainOne has finally landed its submarine cable in Grand Bassam, Cote D’Iviore, which is the final leg of the ongoing expansion to reach Senegal and Cote D’Ivoire. The Grand Bassam landing which follows the recent completion of the landing in Dakar Senegal [...]

2019-10-02T10:13:59-04:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , |

MainOne Expands Data Center Footprint in Ghana

MainOne Expands Data Center Footprint in Ghana MainOne Press Release September 25, 2019 The Tier III facility will be constructed on 4,047 sqm land area in Appolonia City ACCRA, Ghana /APO Group/ -- MainOne (www.MainOne.net) has announced the expansion of its data center brand, MDXi (www.MDX-i.com), into Accra Ghana, in line with its ongoing West [...]

MainOne to Land in Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire This Year

MainOne Says Cable System Will Land in Senegal in September, Cote d'Ivoire in October By Telecompaper August 30, 2019 MainOne has confirmed the scheduled landing of the MainOne submarine cable systems in Senegal in September and Cote d'Ivoire in October, reports CommunicationsWeek. The Cable Landing Stations (CLS) in Dakar and Abidjan are complete and ready [...]

MainOne to Extend Submarine Cable in Cote d’Ivoire by October

MainOne to Extend Submarine Cable in Cote d’Ivoire by October, Plans Data Centre By Adeyemi Adepetun, The Guardian April 30, 2019 Nigeria’s submarine cable company, MainOne, is expected to extend submarine cable to Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire by October, after the President Alassane Ouattara-led government handed it a submarine cable landing licence. MainOne said it has [...]

2019-05-07T10:43:52-04:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , |

TE SubCom to Extend MainOne Cable System

TE SubCom to Extend MainOne Cable System to Francophone Region By IT Web Africa September 20, 2018 TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd company, has secured a contract from connectivity and datacentre solutions provider MainOne to extend its active submarine cable system into West Africa's francophone region with two additional branches connecting Senegal (Dakar) and [...]

2018-09-20T09:43:07-04:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , |

MainOne, Orange to Boost Internet Access in West Africa

MainOne and Orange ink deal to boost internet access into Francophone West Africa By PC Tech Magazine Staff September 17, 2018 French Telecoms company, Orange and leading West African Connectivity and Data Centre services provider, MainOne have struck a partnership that will see the French telecoms giant co-invest in two new cable landing stations in [...]

2018-09-17T13:36:17-04:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

MainOne – Entrèe Into West Africa

Entrèe Into West Africa By Funke Opeke May 21, 2018 MainOne Invests In Cote D'Ivoire Landing The Obvious Gaps Most African countries have internet penetration of less than 10% (well below the 20% threshold critical for countries to reap the economic benefits of broadband investment. While submarine cables have had a dramatic impact on access [...]

2018-05-24T01:13:30-04:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems, Magazine|Tags: , , , , |

MainOne Partners With WACREN For Education

MainOne Partners With WACREN To Boost Connectivity To Research And Education Institutions MainOne Press Release January 26, 2018 Following a highly competitive and non-discriminatory bidding process involving leading communications operators in Africa, leading Connectivity and Data Center solutions provider, MainOne has emerged winner of a 15-year contract with the West and Central African Research and [...]

2018-01-26T12:19:49-05:00January 26th, 2018|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , , |

Nigeria: Submarine Cable System Underused After U.S.$1 Billion Investment

By Adeyemi Adepetun, All Africa November 1, 2017 After several investments worth over $1 billion (N306 billion), the nation's submarine cable system is still hampered by gross underutilisation. The cost of NITEL's South Atlantic 3 (SAT3) fibre optic cable, which now belongs to ntel, for instance is put at over $600 million. MTN's West African [...]

2017-11-01T10:36:32-04:00November 1st, 2017|Categories: Current Systems|Tags: , , , , , , |