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ASCON seeks help of NCC to tackle submarine cable damage

Tuesday 16 July 2019 | 15:21 CET | News
Association of Submarine Cable Operators of Nigeria (ASCON) is seeking the partnership of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to protect cables, fibre optic cables and other critical infrastructure in the telecom industry, reports CommunicationsWeek reported. ASCON said that its members spend between USD 1 million and USD 3 million on repairing damage. 

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Companies: NCC
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