ASN begins construction of Africa-1 subsea system to connect MEA and Europe

Tuesday 9 February 2021 | 09:28 CET | News
The Africa-1 consortium, formed of Etisalat, G42, Mobily, Pakistan Telecommunication Company, Telecom Egypt and Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN), has started the implementation of a new telecommunications optical submarine network. The 10,000-km cable will supply eight fibre pairs to connect Africa and the Middle East to Pakistan and westward to Europe, increasing the available transmission capacity between Asia and Europe.

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Companies: Alcatel / Etisalat / Mobily / Telecom Egypt
Countries: World
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