Google is joining rivals Microsoft and Amazon Web Services in establishing a so-called cloud infrastructure “region” in South Africa.
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Promoted | The Equiano cable will make an enduring contribution towards the development of Namibia’s communications infrastructure, says Paratus Group.
Google’s high-capacity Equiano subsea cable has come ashore at Swakopmund in Namibia en route to its end point at Melkbosstrand, north of Cape Town.
Google’s giant new submarine cable, Equiano, which will connect South Africa and Europe along Africa’s west coast, has been brought ashore in Nigeria.
Openserve, the wholesale division of Telkom, has announced that it will serve as the landing station partner for Google’s massive Equiano submarine cable system in South Africa.
Google will spend $1-billion over the next five years on infrastructure development, skills development and other digital initiatives in Africa, CEO Sundar Pichai said.
Google’s new submarine cable system, Equiano, which will connect Africa and Europe, will make its first landfall later this week – on the island of St Helena in the South Atlantic.