SEACOM Updates the Progress of Submarine Fiber Optic Cable Project

Adding new hopes to the continent, installation work of 15,000 km fiber-optic undersea cable by SEACOM that links African countries with India and Europe is going as per the schedule. The South Africa, Mozambique, Madagascar, Tanzania, Kenya and Ethiopia to India and Europe, remains firmly on schedule to become the first cable to link east Africa to the rest of the world.

Six Submarine Cable Projects Not Watertight, Says BMI-T

Journalist Thabiso Mochiko reports that of the 10 submarine cables that were either planned or under construction in Africa, only four would be likely to work, BMI-TechKnowledge (BMI-T) said yesterday. This was because 10 cables would create a significant capacity glut in some regions, despite the rapid growth in demand that could be expected, said Brian Neilson, the research director…