Malawi Telecommunications Seeks Partner for Fiber Optic Network

Malawi’s incumbent operator, Malawi Telecommunications, is seeking local and international telecom companies interested in partnering to operate its nationwide fiber optic backbone network The operator said they will prefer proposals from private players. Sources in the company said they look for private sector players to express interest in the prospective co-ownership of the network to provide a robust infrastructure to facilitate telecom services in the Malawi.

South Atlantic Submarine Fiber system to Connect Africa and Latin America

Angola based state-owned telecom telecommunication company, iAngola Cables is ready to deploy a 260 million US dollars-worth submarine fiber optic cable linking Angola and Brazil in an effort to provide high speed data connections connecting two continents.