Construction of SACS cable to start in Q1 2014

Tuesday 28 January 2014 | 13:36 CET | News
The construction of the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS), the fibre-optic telecommunications cable linking Angola to Brazil, will start in the first quarter of 2014, reports Lusa. The project, which should be completed in 18 months, is the first transatlantic fibre optic link from the southern hemisphere and will compete with two other cables, the South Atlantic Express Cable and WASACE South Cable. An Angola Cables source told Lusa that the financial survival of the initiative is ensured because it is a strategic project between the two countries, Angola and Brazil.

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Countries: Angola / Brazil
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