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 [...]

2018-01-26T12:19:49-04:00January 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: , , , , , , |

MainOne Completes Repairs

By MainOne July 3, 2017 MainOne has announced the completion of repair works on its submarine cable with a final splice in the morning of Sunday, July 2, 2017. The company has also conducted subsequent tests to ensure the cable is in good operating condition. In a statement issued by the company, the Chief Executive [...]

2017-07-06T04:56:55-04:00July 6th, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: |

MainOne’s Submarine Cable Out For 14 Days

By Prince Osuagwu, Vanguard News June 20, 2017 MainOne, Tuesday announced that repairs on its submarine cable which suffered a major fault Sunday has commenced. However, the appealed for its customers’patience throughout the repair period which it said would take up to 14 days. Statement from the Chief Executive Officer, Ms Funke Opeke, said that the [...]

2017-06-23T20:27:24-04:00June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , |

MainOne Advocates Need Data Growth In Africa

By MainOne Press Release May 24, 2017 LAGOS, Nigeria - Experts at the International Telecoms Week conference in Chicago have highlighted the need to accelerate investment in Africa to facilitate the continent’s broadband data explosion. Based on the theme “Achieving A Connected Continent: Leading The Data Explosion Across Africa”, the expert panel session with participation from [...]

2017-05-31T06:23:51-04:00May 25th, 2017|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , |