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MTN South Africa completes Coastal National Long Distance cable project works

Tuesday 25 May 2021 | 10:06 CET | News
MTN South Africa has completed its part in the Coastal National Long Distance (NLD) cable project, known in the industry as NLD 5 and NLD 6. The project began over three years ago and was constructed by Liquid Telecom with MTN as the main anchor investor. The route starts in Cape Town and runs along the N2, runs through Gqeberha and East London then on to Durban, offering an alternative to existing fibre networks and older, slower options and running for 1,822 km while supporting several other sites.

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Eassy / Liquid Intelligent Technologies / Liquid Telecom / MTN South Africa / WACS
Countries: South Africa
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