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Sparkle Expands to Nigerian Market

Sparkle, the first international service provider in Italy and among the top ten global operators, announces the expansion of its African backbone in the Nigerian market with a new Point of Presence (PoP) in Lagos, Nigeria.

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Orange Plans New West Africa Backbone Network

Orange has unveiled plans to build a new international backbone network to connect many West African countries at the AfricaCom international congress currently taking place in Cape Town. As per the plan, Orange‚Äôs new infrastructure will be built around a terrestrial fiber optic network coupled with submarine cables and will benefit from centralized supervision. This multi-regional West African network will…

SEACOM Acquires FibreCo

Africa based submarine and terrestrial communication network provider SEACOM has concluded a sale agreement for the 100% acquisition of FibreCo Telecommunications by its affiliate SEACOM South Africa . FibreCo owns and operates a national open access dark fibre network, providing infrastructure, connectivity and services across South Africa. The acquisition is subject to approval by the South African Competition Commission.