17 September 2019
Angola Cables and TM Global, the wholesale arm of Telekom Malaysia Berhard, have unveiled a successful Proof of Concept (PoC) for a new cable route running from South America to Asia via Africa.
Early PoC results showed a reduction in the latency reading compared with exisiting northern hemisphere routings. If successful, it could lead to significant improvements in global internet routing quality, especially for data connectivity services to the southern hemisphere.Find out more
23 August 2019
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide US$25m for the construction of a new telecom connection that will enable 4G mobile services and improve international connections to Cape Verde.
It forms part of the EIB’s commitment to supporting small island states around the world.
Furthermore, it comes at a time when the country’s existing communications rely on a single submarine cable that is reaching the end of its operational life.
Connection to the EllaLink cable, to be financed by the new EIB loan, will unlock a wide range of opportunities for the west African islands.Find out more