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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: , , , , , |

Orange’s Ivory Coast Network to Be Restored Next Week After Fire

Orange's Ivory Coast Network to Be Restored Next Week After Fire By Katarina Hoije and LeAnna De Bassompierre, Bloomberg May 16, 2018 Orange SA said its network in Ivory Coast will be fully restored next week after a fire at a technical facility on April 30 disrupted telecommunication services across the country. The blaze at [...]

2018-05-17T11:03:03-04:00May 17th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

SACS Submarine Cable Enters Final Stretch

By Gadget Magazine November 10, 2017 The South Atlantic Cable System (SACS), the first submarine cable system across the South Atlantic, is in the final stretch of its installation between Africa and South America. Angola Cables, the company overseeing installation and the operations of SACS, and NEC Corporation, a Japanese system integrator of highest quality fibre [...]

2017-11-10T14:42:58-05:00November 10th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , |

Africa-Brazil Cable Sacs Nearing Completion

By Tech Central November 7, 2017 As news emerged this week on a new submarine cable system that will connect South Africa and Brazil, another major project — the South Atlantic Cable System (Sacs) — is nearing completion. The Sacs cable, a project led by Angola Cables, will be the first submarine system to connect Africa with South [...]

2017-11-07T10:39:42-05:00November 7th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Guinea Bissau Reaches $47 Million Deal On Cable

By Alberto Dabo, Emma Farge, David Clarke, Reuters July 19, 2017 BISSAU (Reuters) - Guinea Bissau has agreed a memorandum of understanding with the World Bank, Orange and MTN for a $47 million project to link the country to a submarine telecoms cable connecting Africa with Europe, the government said on Wednesday. Under the agreement, [...]

2017-07-19T19:11:30-04:00July 19th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , , , |

Orange To Work On New Comoros-Mayotte Cable

By Telecompaper July 13, 2017 Orange will be part of a consortium responsible for building and maintaining a new undersea cable of around 400 km linking the Comoros archipelago to Mayotte, expected to become operational in 2018. Named FLY-LION3, the cable will have two fibre pairs and an overall capacity of 4 Tbps. It will [...]

2017-07-14T07:19:20-04:00July 14th, 2017|Categories: Future Systems|Tags: , , |