Orange inaugurates LION undersea cable

Monday 14 December 2009 | 09:12 CET | News
Orange has officially inaugurated the LION (Lower Indian Ocean Network) cable in Reunion. The 1,000 km fibre optic cable connecting Madagascar, Reunion and Mauritius was lit on Reunion on 16 November. France Telecom, Orange Madagascar and Mauritius Telecom financed the WDM cable offering a potential speed of 1.28 Tbps. LION connects Madagascar to the broadband internet network and to secure the connection of the France Telecom's regional sites with two new stations in Reunion and Mauritius. These two islands represent the connection points for the SAT3-WASC-SAFE cable, which links Europe to

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: France Telecom / Mauritius Telecom / Orange / Orange Madagascar / Orange Reunion
Countries: Madagascar / Mauritius / Reunion
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