Bayobab brings 2Africa to Ghana

06 December 2023

Bayobab has landed the 45,000km 2Africa subsea cable on Ghanaian shores, in Accra.

The 2Africa subsea cable system will support the western and eastern regions of Africa, once complete in 2023 and 2024, respectively. This landing is one of several cable landings taking place across 46 locations in 33 countries for all consortium partners, bringing seamless connectivity across continents. This landing is the third landing in a series of Bayobab’s six target locations across five countries.

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Nigeria needs 95,000km more fibre for QoS

28 November 2023

Nigeria’s minister of communications, innovation, and digital economy, Bosun Tijani, said that the country requires new and increased investments in fibre optics cables of around 95,000km to improve the quality of telephony services.

According to Tijani, the quality of services has recently deteriorated as a result of a variety of factors, including vandalism and theft, necessitating increased expenditure.

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Togocom to leverage Google’s Equiano submarine fibre optic cable

27 November 2023

Togocom will leverage the capabilities of Google’s Equiano submarine fibre optic cable to improve its high-speed connectivity services. The company signed a partnership agreement with CsquaredWoezon SA, a joint venture formed by Csquared and the Togolese government for the management of this cable.

With 30Gbps capacity, the Equiano cable grows the number of submarine cables supplying bandwidth to Togocom to 3, which now has a total capacity of 130Gbps. The company is already connected to WACS (West AfricaCable System) and ACE (AfricaCoast to Europe) cables.

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Medusa Submarine Cable System to be extended to Libyan coast

24 November 2023

Medusa Submarine Cable System and Libyan United International for Telecommunication and Technology (LUIC) have signed an agreement to extend Medusa to the Libyan coast.

The 8,760km long submarine cable will have two landing points in Libya, connecting the coastal cities of Tripoli and Benghazi. The Libyan branches of the Medusa cable strengthen the connection between North African countries and, consequently, their connection with Southern Europe. With this new agreement, Medusa will connect 11 countries through its landing points in Portugal, Morocco, Spain, France, Algeria, Tunisia, Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Egypt, and now Libya.

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