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Expresso bypasses Sonatel thanks to ACE cable investment

Monday 24 December 2012 | 08:32 CET | News
Mobile operator Expresso Senegal invested in the Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) cable to be able to connect to it directly, rather than depending on Sonatel (Orange Senegal) for its international connectivity, CEO Emmanuel Hamez told DakarActu. Expreso will bundle voice, messaging and data at a lower cost thanks to its connection to the cable. In addition to raising the amount of bandwidth available, the ACE cable will increase competition among operators. Hamez said Expreso wants to be a major player for smartphone services in Senegal and other countries such as Ghana and Guinea, where the

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Expresso Senegal / Orange Senegal / Sonatel
Countries: Ghana / Guinea / Senegal
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