Phase3 Telecom links Niger to Nigeria via aerial fibre

Wednesday 25 March 2015 | 09:42 CET | News
West African fibre optic infrastructure and telecommunications services provider Phase3 Telecom has announced plans to commence the deployment of aerial fibre optic infrastructure from Kano in Nigeria to Gazaoua in the Republic of Niger. The 228 km line will run from Kano state through Katsina state before arriving at Gazaoua, and is expected to be completed in the coming months.

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Phase3 / Phase3 Telecom
Countries: Niger / Nigeria
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