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ACE submarine cable gets new members

Friday 4 December 2009 | 09:07 CET | News
Six new telecommunication operators have joined the ACE consortium which is rolling out a submarine cable system from France to South Africa. The new operators are Etisalat Nigeria, Expresso Telecom Group (Mauritania, Senegal, Ghana, Nigeria), Globalink (Sierra Leone), Mauritius Telecom, Office Congolais de Poste et Telecommunication (Democratic Republic of Congo) and Sierratel (Sierra Leone). In addition, Baharicom Development Company, supported by the Nepad's (New Partnership for Africa's Development) eAfrica Commission of the African Union, joined ACE as a major partner in October, to

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Etisalat Nigeria / Mauritius Telecom / Sierratel
Countries: Africa
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