0
Broadband

EllaLink cable arrives in Cape Verde

Thursday 18 February 2021 | 09:35 CET | News
The EllaLink fibre optic submarine cable that will connect Europe to Latin America has already arrived in Cape Verde, according to Cabo Verde Telecom, reports Lusa. The project is budgeted at USD 30 million (EUR 24.9 million) and has received USD 25 million in funding from the EIB, with the endorsement of the Government of Cape Verde. The mooring of the cable will take place on 18 February at Portinho beach, in Achada Grande Tras, in the municipality of Praia.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Categories: Fixed
Companies: Cabo Verde Telecom
Countries: Cape Verde
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

EllaLink and Equinix partner on Europe to LatAm subsea cable

Published 24 Nov 2021 16:01 CET | Latin America
Equinix has reached an agreement to significantly speed up network performance between Europe and Latin America via the EllaLink ...

EllaLink and IP Telecom to provide connectivity to Brazilian companies

Published 19 Nov 2021 17:29 CET | Brazil
Fibre optic submarine cable operator EllaLink has signed a partnership with IP Telecom to provide international connectivity to ...

EllaLink cable starts commercial services

Published 02 Jun 2021 12:56 CET | Brazil
Ellalink, the undersea cable linking Fortaleza in Brasil to Sines in Portugal, became operational for commercial services on 1 ...

EllaLink names Sandro Paiva as new sales director for Latin America

Published 25 May 2021 16:33 CET | World
EllaLink has named Sandro Paiva as sales director for Latin America, reporting directly to the global director of marketing and ...

De-Cix and EllaLink partner to boost trans-Atlantic data traffic

Published 27 Apr 2021 09:34 CET | Europe
Internet exchange operator De-Cix said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a strategic partnership ...

EllaLink to use Infinera ICE6 800G technology on trans-Atlantic cable

Published 11 Mar 2021 14:48 CET | Europe
Infinera said it has been selected to light the network on the recently-completed EllaLink trans-Atlantic cable system between ...

EU's Bella programme confirms EllaLink cable completion

Published 09 Mar 2021 16:00 CET | Europe
The EU-funded Bella (Building Europe Link to Latin America) consortium confirmed that the EllaLink submarine cable system linking ...

Cape Verde to complete DTT coverage on Santo Antao island by end of Q2

Published 09 Mar 2021 14:50 CET | Cape Verde
Cape Verde's Minister of Culture and Creative Industries, Abraao Vicente, said that the island of Santo Antao will be completely ...

EllaLink submarine cable system anchored in Portugal

Published 06 Jan 2021 14:56 CET | Europe
Submarine cable operator EllaLink confirmed that its cable system has been anchored in Sines, Portugal, from where it will ...

EllaLink cable starts operations

Published 14 Dec 2020 10:44 CET | Brazil
Brazil's Ministry of Communications announced that the 6,000 km long EllaLink cable will be operational from 14 December, ...

EllaLink to start commercial operation by May 2021

Published 28 Oct 2020 16:39 CET | Brazil
Submarine cable operator EllaLink has updated to April or May 2021 the start of commercial operations on its Brazil-Europe ...

EllaLink to activate Madrid interconnection point

Published 20 Oct 2020 16:01 CET | Spain
EllaLink announced the forthcoming opening of an interconnection point at Interxion's data centre campus in Madrid. The EllaLink ...

EllaLink partners with Equinix for data centres

Published 20 Oct 2020 14:16 CET | Brazil
EllaLink has partnered with Equinix to open three interconnection and managed colocation PoPs at Equinix data centres in Madrid, ...