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Cameroon wants fibre rollout to use existing infrastructure

Thursday 3 March 2016 | 09:51 CET | News
Cameroon's telecom regulator, the ART, is running an advertisement encouraging operators to take advantage of the high voltage electricity transportation network to run fibre across the country, reports Agence Ecofin. The authority writes that civil engineering accounts for over 80 percent of costs, which means that using pre-existing masts could deliver operator savings in the same proportion. ART also suggests using the water grid to make the best use of trenching.

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