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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’s 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…

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Facebook Supports MainOne Fiber Network in Nigeria

Africa’s leading telecommunication service provider, MainOne has announced a fiber optic network project with the support of Facebook. An open access fiber optic network is planned in Edo and Ogun states of Nigeria. MainOne in a press release stated that the metro fiber infrastructure project in two states of Nigeria will be implemented with the support from Facebook. The infrastructure…

African Development Bank will Fund West African Undersea Fiber Optic Cable System

The African Development Bank Group will give US dollar 66 million to Main One cable company to develop the submarine fiber optic cable link along the west African coast. The total fiber optic project cost is estimated to be US dollar 240 million.