Africa ICT officials urge harmonised subsea cable guidelines

Thursday 10 May 2012 | 12:14 CET | News
African officials in charge of ICT have called for harmonised guidelines on how to access submarine cables that are anchored in various countries, the New Times reported. They had met at a forum in Rwanda organised by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), African Union Commission and the Economic Community for West African States (ECOWAS). It brought together delegates from over 35 African countries and beyond. They said that harmonised policies would ensure African countries have equal access to submarine cables at a reasonable cost. The meeting is considering issues regarding

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Categories: Fixed / Internet
Companies: Eassy / ITU / Seacom / WACS
Countries: Africa / Rwanda
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