Sunday, 22 February 2009

Undersea Fibre Optic cable to boost telecoms services in Nigeria by 2010

James Emejo from the Nigeria Thisday newspaper reports that,

"The $250 million access fibre optic undersea transmission cable being built by Main One Cable company to boost Nigeria's telecommunications capacity will be ready in june next year and will provide cheaper access to both voice and data services"

"The 1.92 Terabits per second capacity cable system, which will significantly expand internet capacity to WestAfrica is 15 times the capacity available on the entire SAT3 system and will provide wholesale connectivity between Lagos or Accra and London at prices that are 10-20 percent of what is currently available"

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