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 [...]

Broadbased Communications, Dolphin Telecom Sign Distribution Deal

Broadbased Communications, Dolphin Telecom Ink Deal on Wholesale Internet Distribution By Telecompaper September 24, 2019 Broadbased Communications, an open access metro fibre network operator, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Dolphin Telecom, a member of the African Coast to Europe (ACE) submarine cable system consortium and the operator of the ACE landing station in [...]

Google Announces Equiano Cable Linking Africa, Europe

Google Announces Equiano Cable Linking Africa and Europe By Peter Judge, Data Centre Dynamics June 28, 2019 Google has announced a new private submarine cable between Africa and Europe. Equiano will initially link Portugal to South Africa, with branches planned in Nigeria and potentially other African countries. Due to be in operation by 2021 and [...]

2019-06-28T11:05:15-04:00June 28th, 2019|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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: , , , , |

Globacom, Huawei To Construct 2nd Submarine Cable

Globacom, Huawei To Construct 2nd Submarine Cable, Glo2 By Prince Okafor, Vanguard April 24, 2018 Globacom limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Huawei for the construction of Glo 2 submarine optic fibre cable. The cable which comprises of three fiber pairs will offer solutions to the protracted issue of non availability of telecommunications [...]

2018-04-24T11:07:25-04:00April 24th, 2018|Categories: Future Systems|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: , , , , , , |