Facebook and some of the world’s largest telecommunications carriers, China Mobile and MTN Group, are set to build a wider-than-earlier-planned giant subsea cable in Africa.
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A massive new submarine broadband cable is to be built around Africa and the Middle East and is being backed by the likes of Facebook, China Mobile, MTN Group, Vodafone Group and Orange.
The pan-African telecommunications group said on Monday it plans to invest $400-million in network infrastructure and data centres in Egypt following the completion of its “Cape to Cairo” link.
Imagine downloading 5 000 movies per second over your Internet connection. Those are the ultimate speeds being promised by a new, multibillion-rand submarine cable system that is to be built to connect South Africa and East Africa to Asia and
Local telecommunications companies could regret spending around R1bn each on a new African broadband cable if the project goes ahead, says an expert. On Monday, Hong Kong ICT firm PCCW said Telkom, MTN, Saudi
Reports emerged on Monday that five telecommunications operators, including South Africa’s MTN and Telkom, have designs on a new, superfast submarine cable system connecting Africa